A New serie is sweeping the comments on social networks, it is about The Squid Game, a South Korean production that tells the story of several people who put their lives at risk in South Korean children’s games to obtain a millionaire prize, something that has impacted from several points of view, especially by the narration of these traditional pastimes.
One of the most visually striking and that has caused the most intrigue is the famous candy with figures, in the third chapter entitled “The man with the umbrella”, where the contestants have to “play” to cut the shape that they have touched in the candy with a needle. The game It has its origin in the decade of 1960, when the peddlers they offered these candies in schools and parks.
The game consisted of cut the figure without breaking the sweet, as we see it in The Squid Game, with a toothpick or a pin, testing the patience and dexterity of the player, to obtain how reward another candy or a toy that the seller gave them. Currently, the Sweet Dalgona It is still a traditional sweet that can be easily found on the streets of South Korea.
How to make the Calm Game sweet?
- 40 grams of sugar
- 1 pinch of baking soda
Serve the sugar in a steel ladle and put it over low heat, leave until it starts to boil from the edges.
At this point it will look bubbly and brown in the circle around the sugar, begin stirring in circles, preferably with a wooden toothpick until liquid.
Mix quickly (but carefully, since hot sugar can cause severe burns) until you get a kind of honey without the sugar granules. It should be liquid, but it should not burn.
At this point, turn off the heat and continue mixing for 5 seconds, add a pinch of baking soda and mix quickly, you will notice that it turns a light brown color.
When it is well dissolved, serve this mixture on a tray with waxed paper, as if it were a small hot cake. Let it cool for 1 minute and with the help of a kind of flattener, press to spread, then place the cookie cutter and press with the flattener to obtain the figure.
Once you have achieved it, let it harden to be able to take off the Dulce Dalgona. Here below we share the explanation of a Korean youtuber, who shows how to do it at home.