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The Oxford companion to sugar and sweets

Author: Darra Goldstein
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title provides a collection of nearly 600 entries on all things sweet, written by 265 expert contributors. The book takes readers around the globe and throughout time, affording glimpses deep into the brain as well as stratospheric flights into the world of sugar-crafted fantasies. More than just a compendium of pastries, candies, ices, sweet preserves, and all manner of confections, this work explores the  Read more...
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Goldstein, Darra.
Oxford companion to sugar and sweets.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2015000402
(OCoLC)892040873
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Darra Goldstein
ISBN: 9780199313617 019931361X
OCLC Number: 905969818
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 888 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Topical outline of entries --
The Oxford companion to sugar and sweets.
Responsibility: edited by Darra Goldstein.

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The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets is the most ambitious and eclectic reference work of its kind, a sweeping collection of nearly 600 entries on all things sweet, written by 265 expert  Read more...

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Sweets have a special hold on our senses. Whether it's taffy or turnovers, sandesh or sherbet, maple sugar or macarons, our enjoyment of sweets is informed by traditions and memories. This Read more...

 
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