Jubjub is one of the confections that I ate as a child while visiting Trinidad and promptly forgot about. On a recent trip back, someone offered me some. Once the jubjub was in my mouth, all the memories that come with taste and smell flooded back and I remembered one of the neighbor children shyly offering me some near the backstairs to my father’s house when I was about ten.
This candy is traditionally made with lime juice, although today, commercially prepared versions make use of many different tropical flavors. I suggest you experiment with clear tropical fruit juices of your liking. Internationally, jubjub is more commonly known as “Turkish delight.”
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