[Sca-cooks] pressed sugar

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Fri Jul 31 17:02:48 PDT 2009

On Jul 31, 2009, at 7:57 PM, Marcha wrote:

> When my sons were little (my youngest is soon to be 40) I would at  
> Easter time, make them pressed sugar eggs. Yes, some even had a  
> diorama in them. what can I tell you, I'm German.  My question is:  
> is pressed/molded sugar period?
> Thank you,
> Bertha

I believe it's Hugh Plat (17th century England) who gives us some  
pretty detailed instructions for casting objects in boiled sugar syrup.


"Most men worry about their own bellies, and other people's souls,  
when we all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's  
			-- Rabbi Israel Salanter

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