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  kanom kong

 

Thailand

Kanom kong, i.e. cartwheel candy, is a Thai sweet that is fashioned in the form of a circle with a cross. It is made from a dough that consists of a mixture of sticky rice flour and wheat flour, and fried in vegetable oil. The ones seen here are a variety with sesame, which in Thai is called nga.

See also POSTAGE STAMPS.