When your lips close around a bite of this strong, salty liquorice, the potent Nordic taste explodes on your tongue, bringing up associations of the sea, tar, bonfire smoke and the scent of resin. No.2 is the absolute favourite in the Nordic countries.
Raw Liquorice Roots
The Greek name for liquorice is 'Glycyrrhiza glabra', which means 'the sweet root'. This name is no understatement, because in its natural state the liquorice root is 30-50 times sweeter than plain sugar. We gather our fine liquorice roots from Afghanistan and the Middle East.
Salmiak is a unique ingredient, especially used with liquorice in the Nordic countries. It has a sour and salty taste compared to regular salt which has a sweet and salty taste.
The potent Nordic taste of strong, salty liquorice exploding on your tongue.