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The Twelve Cakes of Christmas

The Twelve Cakes of Christmas (EPUB ebook)

By Leach, Helen
Illustrated by Brown, Mary

Many popular recipes come from lineages that can be traced back for decades, even centuries. Festive cakes have been made in December for at least two thousand years. Using archaeological evidence and ancient books, the authors define the key ingredients of the cakes that would e...ventually be served on Twelfth Night, at the end of the Christmas season. From 17th century English cookbooks, they identify recipes that would have been made as twelfth cakes, full of expensive ingredients like raisins, almonds, sweet wine and candied peel, but made like fruit-breads, with yeast.
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ISBN 9780947522698
Published 11 Feb 2019
Publisher Otago University Press
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9780947522698
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Otago University Press
Imprint Otago University Press
Released 11 Feb 2019
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Leach, Helen
Illustrated by Brown, Mary
Category Cooking (Incl. Food And Drink)
Cultural Studies
Religion & Beliefs
Social Sciences
Cookery / Food & Drink Etc
Cakes, Baking, Icing & Sugarcraft
Christmas Books (General)
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 641.5686
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
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