Cotton Candy or Candy Floss is tasty!
This video takes you to the next level of cotton candy and the delightful creativity of a Chinese street vendor.
One simple machine, looking rather old and burnt out. One creative operator. One simple blend of sugar and syrup.
Watch the skills of this chef candy from China. Everyone is talking about it and everyone wants one!
In the UK look pretty basic and rather unoriginal, however still a big favourite at the Fun Fair.
Also known as fairy floss and candy floss, is a spun-sugar confection that resembles cotton. It usually contains small amounts of flavouring or food colouring.
It is made by heating and liquefying sugar, and spinning it centrifugally through minute holes, causing it to rapidly cool and re-solidify into fine strands.
Often sold at fairs, circuses, carnivals, and festivals, served in a plastic bag, on a stick, or on a paper cone.
Several sources track the origin of cotton candy to a form of spun sugar found in Europe in the 19th century.
At that time, spun sugar was an expensive, labour-intensive endeavour and was not generally available to the average person.
Others suggest versions of spun sugar originated in Italy as early as the 15th century.
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