[Sca-cooks] Sugar WAS Spices in England
Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise
jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
Mon Jan 1 18:02:08 PST 2007
> I've only seen pieces of sugar cane a few times in my life. I suspect
> the total length of what I've seen in the grocery store would only be
> a couple of feet. So where would you find raw sugar cane today? Other
> than perhaps flying to Hawaii?
Stefan, I believe Gavan (whose article you have) mail-ordered his sugar
cane in order to have enough to experiment with. I've had the pleasure
of seeing his display/presentation on his research.
> Perhaps this file, which talks about sugar production techniques in
> Cyprus in the Middle Ages might be of interest:
> Cypriot-Sugr-art (54K) 8/ 5/06 ?From Cane To Kitchen: An
> Investigation into
> Medieval Processed Sugar? by
> MacBane. Sugar processing in
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