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The Book of Marmalade Revised Edition C. Anne Wilson "A delightful definitive study."--New York Times "An excellent study and a model of its kind."--William Woys Weaver "Wilson has found out just about everything anyone could ever have wanted to know about the splendid preserve."--Bristol Evening Post "The history is laid out lovingly on a plate, garnished with historical ...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by University of Pennsylvania Press
(first published 1986)
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Feb 22, 2018 John C rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Recommends it for: New and knowing marmalade makers
Recommended to John by: My typical interest in expanding my knowledge of a subject before starting out in something new.
At first read the text is dry and one worries where research began and derivation took over. In the progression of time on book that worry diminished, and my interest piqued to the subject because I began to delve into making marmalade. Not good marmalade, but marmalade, nevertheless. The experience of actually making marmalade was what dispelled my so-so interest in the book. It became clear to me that the writer had done the research necessary to educate the reader and confirm her bona fides. ...more