Posts Tagged With: candy

Other foods

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This is milk flavored taffy. It was surprisingly not horrible. Will send some home so you all can experience it. I thought it was gum at first.

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Grape flavored was a bit more familiar

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As was strawberry

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Fruit snacks, tasted a bit weird but that might just be the kind of fruit they are

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Chinese trix! Not as good as the ones back home, I think the ones at home have more flavor.

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In case you want some ice cream, Walmart and most supermarkets and convenience stores carry red and green bean Popsicles. This is not a joke.

Still haven’t found Chinese Mac and cheese though! The search continues…

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Panda cookies and Oreo heaven.

Panda cookies. They have them here too! Not that I had any doubts, but its one of the only Chinese foods I immediately recognized, so it was nice to see them! Also, they have tons of different oreo flavors here. When I investigated more I saw flavors like apple, grape, and peanut butter. Will post a pic of all the kinds soon.

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Spicy frog soup, my first outing, and other new things

Well, my second day here I jumped right into things and ate spicy frog soup. Since then I have had tea leaf jello, numerous types of seafood, duck, maybe pork, beef, and a poor chicken that I saw living only hours before it was on my plate. I have tried many types of exotic fruits (see other post).

Yesterday I left the apartment alone for the first time since being here. It was a great, and really hot/humid, feeling. I walked to the market, about half a mile from the apartment, and awarded myself with some skittles and a Chinese candy I dared to try.

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Consensus: the purple skittles are black currant, and the sinky candy is good. They are little star-shaped cookies that taste like blueberry pie. Very good. Today I bought a candy at the friendship store (a big store filled with a bunch of different departments, not unlike a western ‘department store’)
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Sour strawberry candy: very good also! Found an interesting type of gum for my brother too, but not telling anymore just in case he reads this post!

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Chinese/American candy

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The candy I was given at the airport after fainting! (Perks of 22 hours of travel, 36+ hours without good sleep, and lack of quality, non-airplane foods)

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