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.
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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. Rice paper pictures were also discovered crumpled up in her tiny pocket, and she nearly smashed Will's ostrich egg by trying to sit upon it.
The Queen also takes items including pine-scented soaps, framed family photos, Harrods' sausages, gin, barley sugar and - our favourite - a mongrammed kettle.
It has barley sugar, seaweed, lemon peel, peat and pepper, all unified with a sweet fruitiness that brings a smile to your face."
Take your pick from three restorative revivers made with Old Forester bourbon, and mixed with either barley sugar and aromatic bitters; malt, ginger and honey; or fresh mint and sugar.
Saint-Emilion's wine brotherhood went on to spawn imitators for everything from oxtail and truffles to barley sugar sweets made by Benedictine nuns.
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.
9.00 (440m): Tara Lava (Scr), Tiny Tot (Scr), Ryan's Pheobe (4), Barley Sugar (4), Jodie's Lass (8).
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.