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This is a favorite of all treat appeared in the... randomness! More than 3 thousand years ago the ancient Egyptians had accidentally mixed with honey, figs and nuts - so there was the first candy in the world. During excavations in Egypt, archaeologists have found pictures and records containing information about looked like candy and how they were prepared. Sugar at that time was not known yet, and instead were used dates and honey.

For Eastern candy made from almonds and figs. In some Eastern countries each tribe had its own pastry chef and secret recipes. To this day the Arab countries are famous for their unprecedented variety of sweets. It is the Arabs first began to cook sugar to produce new kinds of confectionery.

In ancient Rome was cooked with nuts and poppy seeds with honey and covered with sesame seeds, soaked in honey. The result is something similar to nougat.

In Ancient Russia, too, was something like candy: they were made from maple syrup, molasses and honey.

The first chocolates were made in Brussels by pharmacist John Neuhaus (John Neuhaus) in 1857. Inventing a remedy against cough, he accidentally got the product, which we now call the chocolates. In 1912, his son entered chocolates on sale. And Golden wrappers for these sweets invented his wife, after which they went like hot cakes.

This sweet treat was popular in all ages among all segments of the population. However, for a long time it was absolutely inaccessible to ordinary people, and was the privilege of the rich and noble classes.

And the word "candy" comes from the Latin confectum - "made". This term was originally used by apothecaries in the XVI century. He called this word sugared or processed into jam fruit is used for medicinal purposes.



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2014-03-09 21:11:10
Cool :) the Pharmacist did the medicine and got chocolate candy ))
2013-11-07 21:39:18
Herman I agree too, the conference on the same topic))
2013-11-05 21:56:07
I have tomorrow conference and it helped me
raspberry miracle
2013-02-23 17:42:59
super. like a trifle, but cognitive
Jeanne Dark
2013-01-21 14:24:35
I knew all this!! Well, I'm 23
2012-12-30 18:38:29
cool but I now know one story about the dumplings that they have prepared from 3 stuffing this pork duck lamb dumplings are translated from Latin flour ears is cool and cognitive
2012-12-18 12:04:05
cool I use it for a project
the child howcast
2012-12-17 20:55:49
AMM...drool ran down, now all ponana about these great candy :)
2012-01-10 09:15:34
my research work as races that have
2011-12-20 00:11:21
I never think about such simple things ,but cool. Kids love candy ,but they can make themselves very useful products

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