HowTo: Make Dragon's Beard (AKA International Cotton Candy)

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.

HowTo: Make Dragon's Beard (AKA International Cotton Candy)

Shortcut: The recipe is at 30 seconds, the pulling starts at 4:45, and the fast-motion pulling starts at 6:46.

HowTo: Make Dragon's Beard (AKA International Cotton Candy)

HowTo: Make Dragon's Beard (AKA International Cotton Candy)

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4 Comments

haha i use to eat this, these #$%@ are thick but soft as cotton candy

Very similar to the old fashion method for noodle pulling. I really want to make some now.

I tried it, and mine came out looking like alien innards.

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