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350 Year Old Chocolate Recipes
2013-08-29 12:39:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A lecturer at the University of Leicester has discovered 350-year-old English recipes for iced chocolate desserts. Dr Kate Loveman of the University's School of English wrote in the Journal of Social History that the 17th-century recipes could be just as dangerous as they were delicious. The recipes discovered were collected by the Earl of Sandwich in 1668. Loveman said one of the recipes is like a solid and very dark version of the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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