Sugar: a bittersweet history
Duckworth Overlook, 2009 M10 8 - 453 páginas
"Sugar" offers a compelling and surprising look at the sweet commodity, from the ways in which it Africanized the cane fields of the Caribbean to how it fueled the Industrial Revolution and jump-started the fast-food craze.
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(Courtiers who knew too much about the latter royal marriage snickered that
chocolate was Maria Theresa's only passion.) Chocolate seduced the French as
it had the Spanish. Like coffee and tea, it spread quickly into the coffeehouses, ...
Chocolate Company and Henri Nestle" united to produce Nestles milk chocolate,
the happy fix for pure chocolates extraordinary bitterness. As the public
embraced milk chocolate, rivalrous and secretive European chocolatiers spied
on each ...
some caramel on top of it, and some chocolate around it — not very good
chocolate, he was buying cheap chocolate — but that damn thing sold."611 At
five cents, with its filling making it bigger than Hershey's solid-chocolate bars, the
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A fantastic history of sugar slavery western colonialism. Leer comentario completo
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Was disappointed in this, although it did have its moments. Parts were undigested, and it lacked a real overview and global perspective somehow. That being said, i devoured the detail on the West Indian lobby and British sugar traders. Leer comentario completo
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