Posts Tagged ‘sucrose’

Molasses: Cookies & A History Lesson

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A few weeks ago we wrote about our ardent affection for Molasses Candy Kisses, and since then we can’t get molasses out of our mind. It really is a wonderful thing, this sweet dark treacle from the West Indies, and it has an interesting Canadian connection as well. Continue »



Pour Some Organic Free Trade Sugar On Me

Is this the best song of all time? Probably. It is one of those tunes that you will be rocking to every time you waltz up to your neighbour’s front door asking to borrow a cup of the stuff.

Most of us use “the white death” every day without giving a second thought to where it comes from. That bag of  brand X  granulated sugar on your shelf, what do you know about it? Is it beet sugar from Canada or cane sugar from south of the equator? Today we have a brief look at some of the options available for your consideration. Continue »