may be going out of fashion among younger generations.
I was hit in the eye once with a boiled sweet
, and it's not funny!" George also said the band tried to persuade Ringo to sing and dance on stage - but he was a "bit scared".
UNCLE Joe's Mint Balls have been around for 121 years - but now the makers of the boiled sweets
have found there was no Uncle Joe.
Still, it was good to see rhubarb and custard boiled sweets
at 20 and sherbet lemons at 17 - though Werther's Original (11) should never have made the cut.
I think it was run at one time by Greens of Swansea who also had a stall in Swansea Market and made their own hard boiled sweets
She remembered a blind man selling matches, buxom ladies selling boiled sweets
and ragged old men warming by the pipes.
Only two were occupied - a fish and chip shop, which always had long queues, and a sweet shop which had no chocolate but boiled sweets
and toffees rationed to about two ounces, or 28g, per person per week.
And there is something for everyone, with his range including handmade traditional boiled sweets
to favourites designed to take customers on a trip down memory lane.
Colombina is present in boiled sweets
, lollipops, pastilles, gums, jellies and chews, toffees, caramels and nougats as well as other sugar confectionary.
STAINED GLASS WINDOW BISCUITS MAKES 12-15 175g plain flour 50g butter, softened 50g soft brown sugar 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp mixed spice 2 tbsp honey 1 egg yolk 300g coloured boiled sweets
, crushed Cookie cutters 1 Preheat the oven to 180degC.
"You've made them look like a team of boiled sweets
again," said McIntosh.
The sweet maker has by now begun providing its range of traditional boiled sweets
and sherbets to 70 Co-op stores across South Yorkshire.