Just to get you in a holiday mood...

Sweet Christmas ornaments

Some spun-sugar candy Christmas ornaments being sold at the Christmas market in Zürich.

Have a great weekend! I’ll be off exploring more Christmas markets over the weekend.

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I would have thought

I would have thought spun-sugar ornaments would look like cotton or clouds, instead of like glass, like hard candy. Maybe it’s a language difference.

anon. | 13 December, 2008 - 19:15

Hmm, I thought I read

Hmm, I thought I read somewhere sometime that the transparent, glassy candy was called spun sugar. (The cotton kind is cotton candy in the US and candy floss in the UK I think) Anyway, it’s that transparent candy!

maki | 15 December, 2008 - 02:58

Those are made of sugar?

Those are made of sugar? They look like stained glass - so beautiful! And the colors are great!

lisa | 13 December, 2008 - 19:22

Zurich Christmas market

Hope you’re enjoying the weekend tour of Christmas markets. I was at Zurich’s train station, and the market there is fantastic - just enormous. The 50 foot Swarovski tree is certainly a highlight - gorgeous and mind blowing how many crystals are on it! (the crepes were another highlight :)

Kerrin | 14 December, 2008 - 17:34

I agree, that Swarovski tree

I agree, that Swarovski tree is just amazing. I bet they are doing a booming business in those crystal ornaments at the stall right there.

maki | 15 December, 2008 - 03:00

Looks more like the

Looks more like the “stained glass candy” for which many recipes are online, e.g.:

http://www.cooksrecipes.com/candy/stained-glass-candy-recipe.html

The only time I ever saw any was as stained-glass windows in a big gingerbread house. Tea candle inside. Looked very nice.

djheydt | 15 December, 2008 - 02:51

Mainland European Christmas

Mainland European Christmas always looks much more magical than British Christmas.

Pippa | 18 December, 2008 - 16:22

Re: Just to get you in a holiday mood...

We used to decorate our houses during Christmas days with several Christmas ornaments! I liked the spun-sugar candy Christmas ornaments and interested to purchase some! Is it available online? If yes, mention the online web store details in the future posts!
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neymar | 26 November, 2013 - 08:55

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