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Sometimes it really is the little things...

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...like finding an unopened tin of this stuff. Wonderful - have to turn off
the phones to eat it.
:)

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Gael says:

lovely stuff - I can never throw the old tins away...

6th Feb 2007, 07:15

Dhamaka says:

lovely box,
sounds like you had some quality time

6th Feb 2007, 07:33

Tori says:

mmm... candy from 1840

6th Feb 2007, 08:12

paintist says:

does it come with a little hammer? love the stuff but have lost so many fillings to it :-)....enjoy.. *oops I have just seen the tags...no hammer...

6th Feb 2007, 08:57

Euphro says:

It sounds wonderful :)

6th Feb 2007, 13:25

OJ says:

Ooh, we have an empty tin of that somewhere from when V used to live in Harrogate.

Can't remember what the toffee's like though. Can you describe?

6th Feb 2007, 13:59

swamprose says:

It comes with a little hammer sometimes? A tiny toffee hammer? I want one. And the toffee. Good find, H.

6th Feb 2007, 14:03

hildegard says:

Not very Harrogate at all really - it's as hard as nails. Little toffee hammers merely bounce off its obdurate solidity. If Terry Pratchett made toffee, suspect it'd be on these lines. Trying to break off a mouth-sized piece can burn up all the calories one finally consumes.
"Suck it. Never chew." my dear old toothless Nana's advice...

6th Feb 2007, 14:06

OJ says:

Ah that's the stuff. Thanks for the great description Hildegard.

6th Feb 2007, 14:21

hildegard says:

SR - the really trad UK toffee/ hammer combo was Blue Bird toffee (named, I learn courtesy of a search engine, for Maeterlink's 'The Blue Bird of Happiness'). The makers, Ashbury's, still exist & use the Blue Bird logo but I can't find the slab toffee/ hammer combo anywhere.

6th Feb 2007, 15:50

Gael says:

I think they have it (the toffee with hammers) in the sweet shop in Grassington - I seem to remember seeing it there with Viv when we were stocking up on Kendal mint cake, Yorkshire Mixture, etc. last summer

6th Feb 2007, 17:56

nige says:

i love Harrogate. not so much into toffee, however...

7th Feb 2007, 17:58

MaggieD says:

Slab toffee ... the dentist's friend ....

7th Feb 2007, 18:07

Valli says:

Walker's has boxed toffee with a hammer. It will give you an excuse to do an independent taste test!

20th Jun 2008, 15:03