[Sca-cooks] Sponge sugar

Kathleen A Roberts karobert at unm.edu
Wed Aug 1 12:52:33 PDT 2007

On Wed, 01 Aug 2007 15:01:16 -0400
  "Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius" 
<adamantius1 at verizon.net> wrote:

> I'm pretty sure I remember this is supposed to be made 
>from a  
> caramelized, hard-crack sugar syrup, to which something 
>like baking  
> soda (sodium bicarbonate, generally) and a small dash of 
>vinegar have  
> been added, producing the foamy effect you describe. 

yeppers, never tried to make it myself but i have two or 
three irish cookbooks with it in them.

googling yellowman candy (which came up toffee) got this:


as opposed to the evidently singing group of a similar 

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