Candy: A Visual Document of an Overwhelming Collection/ Compulsion
Friday, March 17, 2017
Nostalgia Snapshot: Japanese Botan Rice Candy
I was so happy to stumble upon a box of my favorite childhood candy, Botan Rice Candy, originating from Japan. It's nothing fancy or flashy. The appeal is more conceptual than flavor-based. Each piece of the mild rice candy comes in two wrappers. The first is a standard wrapper. The interior wrapper is made of rice and you leave that on the candy during consumption. It dissolves instantly on the tongue and feels like a magic trick. Plus there's the bonus of a sticker. Wonderful!