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February 24, 2013

Bites of Food History

The very old term sweetmeat has nothing to do with meat and EVERYTHING to do with sweet.  The Ginger-Bread Cakes are held together with an icing made of whisked egg whites, double refined sugar powdered fine and rose flower water.  The cone is decorated with candied orange peel and candied violets.

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