Talk:Honeycomb toffee

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Picture[edit]

Why oh why was the photo removed? User:Crouchend —Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.165.32.49 (talk) 15:37, 9 September 2007 (UTC)

Removed Yellow Man reference[edit]

Just to note I removed the reference to "Yellow Man", as it is not honeycomb toffee. It does share similarities, but is inherently different in its constituents, taste and consistency. Mouse Nightshirt 17:29, 16 May 2006 (UTC)

It should also be noted that there is a fuel stabilizer called Sea Foam[1], and a disambiguation page should be made.68.1.145.121 16:13, 6 November 2006 (UTC)

I don't have an account, and to be fair since this is the only article I've ever wanted to edit, I'd rather not create one, but honeycomb toffee as this page describes it and yellow man are *not* the same. Since it was said above that this was removed, it has apparently since been added in. I'm not going to rush in and remove it, but why was it added back in in the first place? I can only go by the fact that I live in Northern Ireland to say they're not the same, obviously I can't prove this on a web page. Unsigned, Northern Irelander. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.152.253.237 (talk) 15:02, 11 June 2011 (UTC)

Added Washington in list of alternate names[edit]

I included Washington as using the name sea foam. I've never heard anyone here call it by another name. In fact, I didn't know there were other names until I read this article.--H-ko (Talk) 16:02, 31 March 2007 (UTC)

chocolatechocolate.com[edit]

Does the last of the three external links contribute anything to the text? Looks like a sneak advertisement to me. If it's called molasses puff anywhere but by that manufacturer, it could probably be put in the list of names above. Tales (talk) 11:03, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

Sponge Candy[edit]

The term "Sponge Candy" redirects here. I'm not an expert on wikipedia, nor am I an expert on Sponge candy, but there is a regional treat out of Buffalo, NY called Sponge Candy. It is a chocolate confection somewhat similar to Sponge Toffee, however does not contain toffee. Something should be done to address this I think. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 98.117.184.145 (talk) 00:12, 21 November 2010 (UTC)

Whyyy? Why must we address one specific variation that comes from the States? There are tons of variations of foods, we don't need to list every single one of them on Wikipedia. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.89.226.168 (talk) 18:11, 21 November 2010 (UTC)

Sponge Toffee has 6 references, what seems to be a lot of primary research, and a number of "citation needed" links. Additionally, how compelling can this candy be when nowhere present is a date, or the history of the product? If you consider what I'm offering to be a "variation" then please, make "Sponge Toffee" appear that way. Sponge Candy, on the other hand not only isn't ANYTHING LIKE sponge toffee (in flavor or consistency), but has a easily traceable history. Finally, a simple google search of "sponge candy" no matter what region you live in, will bring up the Buffalo treat. It's prominent enough that it doesn't deserve to be redirected to a totally different, unrelated page. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 108.17.7.235 (talk) 19:09, 28 November 2010 (UTC)

This argument from the Buffalo native above is ridiculous. I actually just watched a Food Network show on the "regional treat" known as Sponge Candy and it is EXACTLY the same thing. Further, this page states that it is called Sponge Candy in Southern Ontario. Lived in Southern Ontario for some 23 years now, and never heard it called anything but sponge toffee. Having made sponge toffee, and watched Sponge Candy made, I can assure you that it is just Buffalo businesses stating that they make it any different than anybody else. I'm removing the part of the page that says folks from Ontario use that term. Furthermore, the link to buffalochow.com mentions neither Ontario nor Quebec, or their naming conventions. Not sure why it's linked as it is.—Preceding unsigned comment added by 99.236.176.24 (talk) 02:53, 19 May 2011 (UTC)

vinegar alters texture[edit]

I've never made this but a friend of mine did and suggested that more vinagar made it more chewy - less vinegar made it more crunchy. Anyone able to confirm that ? EdwardLane (talk) 16:12, 17 September 2011 (UTC)

We cannot confirm this. We dont post original research here. if YOU find a reliable source showing the effects of varying ingredients on the product, you can add that material here. I dont think its a very notable point to add, but im only one editor. there may be a whole subculture of advanced sponge toffee experimentation, with peer reviewed journals, etc. go for it.(mercurywoodrose)66.80.6.163 (talk) 19:32, 27 September 2011 (UTC)

Cinder toffee confusion[edit]

I restored the name "cinder toffee", which is supported by cites. I also tidied the wikilink to "bonfire toffee" which is also called cinder toffee (according to the WP article); but removed the suggestion that "bonfire toffee" also refers to honeycomb toffee. Also removed reference which has no mention of "cinder toffee". I removed the "Golden crunchers" name: this appears to be someone's trademark, but shows no clear sign of referring to honeycomb toffee -- except in Google images, which I think can be ignored. I think that in topics like this there will always be masses of name variations; it's just a question of some reasonable compromise as to how many to put in. Imaginatorium (talk) 20:02, 2 November 2013 (UTC)