At work today, people were in shock, complete disbelief and disappointment, that I’ve never eaten a satsuma, or even heard of it.
However, they’ve never heard of peppermint sticks! The delightful semi-soft candy that comes out around Christmas.
Am I still in the same country?
Well, I was able to eat a satsuma, which is like a teeny tiny orange. They all giggled when I asked the proper way to eat it. It was really good! Very sweet. Here’s a picture of one:
And I plan on sharing a box of peppermint sticks with the office. I might have to wait until I go home for Christmas to purchase some. Unless my sweet mom sends some my way…