[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  
> Gavan
>                                         MacBane. Sugar processing in  
> Cyprus.
> http://www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-SWEETS/Cypriot-Sugr-art.html

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