Re: Konjac candy
- Subject: Re: Konjac candy
- From: StellrJ@aol.com
- Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 18:48:14 -0500 (CDT)
In a message dated Tue, 9 Oct 2001 12:11:11 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Susan Cooper <email@example.com> writes:
> Mmmm konjac candy!
> Tastes great!
> I think the fervor over this item is just the "latest". Do you remember a
> few years ago, when hot dogs were considered lethal for children?
The overprotective parents-turned-activists/lobbyists have to have something to do!
> The candy has a small cup of gelatin with a piece of "something" in the
> center that is approx 1 cm square. I'm not sure where the konjac comes in,
> the ingredients also list coconut or konjac-coconut.
Konjac-coconut as a single ingredient? Perhaps a reference to "cocoyam"? (Yes, I know that is a wholly different plant.)