barley sugar


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barley sugar

n.
A clear, hard candy made by boiling down sugar, formerly with an extract of barley added.

barley sugar

n
(Cookery) a brittle clear amber-coloured sweet made by boiling sugar, originally with a barley extract
Translations
سُكَّر نَبات
tvrdý bonbon
brystsukker
brjóstsykursstöng
kandisový cukor
arpa şekeri

barley sugar

nzucchero d'orzo

barley

(ˈbaːli) noun
a type of grain used for food and for making beer and whisky. The farmer has harvested his barley.
barley sugar
a kind of hard sweet made by melting and cooling sugar.
References in classic literature ?
In some booths there was dancing to merry music, in others flowed ale and beer, and in others yet again sweet cakes and barley sugar were sold; and sport was going outside the booths also, where some minstrel sang ballads of the olden time, playing a second upon the harp, or where the wrestlers struggled with one another within the sawdust ring, but the people gathered most of all around a raised platform where stout fellows played at quarterstaff.
It certainly was, for, having examined the shells, the busy tot laid hold of everything she could find, and continued her researches till Archie caught her sucking his carved ivory chessmen to see if they were not barley sugar.
The winning Lidl whisky was this soft light version with an orange barley sugar backbone engagingly supported by suggestions of heather, pecan and coconut.
But Fans o caster, w Sciences a in the 19 fascina seven he h an nobody else wants me to talk about it and they'd like me to talk about making barley sugar, I'll make barley sugar but while they want me to talk about natural history and it keeps me fully employed that's OK by me.
Around 80% cheaper than some of the leading brands, it won the judges over with its "warm, rich and unctuous palate that gives way to a lingering, dry barley sugar finish.
00 (440m): Tara Lava (Scr), Tiny Tot (Scr), Ryan's Pheobe (4), Barley Sugar (4), Jodie's Lass (8).
It is sweet, that is true; but it's also a spicy concentrate of barley sugar sweets, sultanas and licky-lip raspberry ice cream topping.
Irresistible Malbec It is sweet, that is true; but it's also a spicy concentrate of barley sugar sweets, sultanas and licky-lip raspberry ice cream topping.
There are touches of raisin, honeysuckle and a little barley sugar, and it's a tad lighter in style than a blockbusting Sauternes.
Window panes dissolve like barley sugar in the rain.
It's unctuous, magnificent and very sweet, with a smell of butterscotch and barley sugar mingled with fleeting hints of overripe melon, apricot, peach and hazelnut.
Primarily a Semillon blend, oak-aged for nearly two years, it has delicious flavours of honey, barley sugar, caramel, peach and apricot, seasoned with spice and vanilla.