popping candy for mum


We keep seeing chefs use popping candy to make desserts, from Heston to home cooks on MKR. Mum said to me to get her some next time in Chicago. I was like, we’ve had popping candy (we know them as pop rocks) since we were kids, you mean you never tried them? She said nope, she doesn’t remember trying them.

I figured, I don’t need to wait till I go to Chicago or London to get them, surely they are common enough. I turned to my trusted source of information for sweets and all sorts, my niece. I lined her and she replied when she woke up—she’s seen them at 7-eleven. Lo and behold, I found exactly the same ones she showed me at 7-eleven. Easy enough.

I wonder what mum will think of the candy?