Squid Game Season 2 Gets Green Light From Netflix; Know The Origins Of Dalgona Candy

by Sushmita Mahanta
Squid Game Season 2 Gets Green Light From Netflix; Know The Origins Of Dalgona Candy

It’s good news for all the squid lovers out there! Director Hwang Dong-hyuk’s hit dystopian K-drama Squid Game is back with another season. Netflix happily announced on Sunday how their record-shattering series will have a Season 2 soon. With the squid wave coming back, there’s another wave that is soon going to take over the food scene. Their famous Korean Dalgona candy craze is now a global phenomenon. So here we offer you a little more insight into the origins of this Korean cuisine, dive in!

Dalgona Candy And Its roots

Dalgona, also knows as ppopgi, is a low-cost Korean street snack made with liquefied sugar. History says it first made an appearance in the 1950s and 1960s just after the Korean War. American delicacies such as ice cream or chocolates were expensive and Dalgona candy was their own way of indulging in something sweet at a lesser price.

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Dalgona Candy Only Requires Sugar And Baking Soda?

With Squid Game coming back, it’s almost certain the #DalgonaChallenge is going to come back too. The new season will surely have novel experiences for us, but Dalgona candy is too cute to let go of! And not to forget, it’s a pretty simple sweet dish to make. You just need two ingredients – sugar and baking soda. Just stir your sugar over medium heat until it turns light amber. Then add a pinch of baking soda and mix. Pour the mixture onto a parchment paper and carve your favorite shapes.
Quick tip – Do not ever skip the baking soda. Also, mix vigorously. That’s the secret.

More About Squid Game Season 2

You will have to wait a little longer for the games to return. According to the executive producer Kim Ji-Yeon, they are currently working on the script for Season 2. Director Hwang also hints that there will be some familiar faces returning with the series. Well, you will soon find out. Just wait a bit more for the Green light to shine brighter!

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