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The Oxford companion to sugar and sweets

Author: Darra Goldstein
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015] © 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 contributors.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darra Goldstein
ISBN: 9780199313396 0199313393 9780199313624 0199313628 9780199313402 0199313407
OCLC Number: 892040873
Description: xxv, 888 pages, 32 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), facsimiles ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Sidney Mintz --
Introduction / Darra Goldstein --
Topical outline of entries --
The Oxford companion to sugar and sweets --
Appendix: Films --
Appendix: Songs --
Appendix: Pastry Shops --
Appendix: Museums --
Directory of Contributors.
Other Titles: Sugar and sweets
Responsibility: edited by Darra Goldstein.

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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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