Sunday, 4 January 2015



1. a perennial Mediterranean leguminous shrub, Glycyrrhiza glabra, having spikes of pale blue flowers and flat red-brown pods
2. the dried root of this plant, used as a laxative and in confectionery
3. a sweet having a liquorice flavour

Ephemeral Danish treat
Liquorice covered with chocolate
Rolled in gold dust

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