HowTo: Make Dragon's Beard (AKA International Cotton Candy)
Known as Dragon's Beard, Pashmak, or Pishmaniye, hand pulled cotton candy is more than just a carny treat- it's a worldwide delicacy. The French Culinary Institute's Cooking Issues demonstrates how to make a delicious, exotic rendition of the classic American cotton candy without a machine. All it takes is a little food science and worldly know how.
Shortcut: The recipe is at 30 seconds, the pulling starts at 4:45, and the fast-motion pulling starts at 6:46.