Liquorice

Glycyrrhiza glabra

Appears in

The New Vegetarian

The New Vegetarian

By Colin Spencer

Published 1986

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Liquorice

The root of a small perennial legume, it can be bought simply as the dried root, or as dried slices or as a powder. It is used in soft drinks, ice cream, candy, desserts, cakes and confectionery.