It's hard to believe that it's been a couple months since I've last updated Salmiyuck! Actually, no. It's not hard to believe. Like most sensible human beings, I try to avoid all things salmiak, and I therefore must be subconsciously avoiding updating this blog.
But I have a duty to salmiak, and I will continue to forge through it. My next challenge (coming this Friday) will be a horrendous thing called salmiakpulver. It is the essence of horror itself: pure salmiac powder. It was suggested by Nicke Alden of X3M, who interviewed me a little while back while I taste-tested Halva's JYMY:
Mini-Market). I was expecting tablets of pure ammonium chloride, but instead found a sweet and slightly-salty lemony flavor. At least, I think it was lemon.
The texture (especially after chewing) was powdery, and the salt quickly creeped up. I wasn't able to make it through the entire box, but I didn't immediately spit out the candy. There's a clear rating for that: edible.