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A tasty [[fudge]] like food that is made from [[almond]]s. Tastes very good when dipped in [[chocolate]] (although that isn't very [[period]])
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A tasty [[fudge]]-like food that is made from [[almond]]s. Tastes very good when dipped in [[chocolate]] (although that isn't very [[period]])
  
Marzipan is easily made using ground almond meal and [[egg]] yolks. It molds and sculpts very easily and therefore is very often used in the creations of [[subtleties]]. It also takes [[food dye]]s and paint well. Ground almond meal is quite expensive if you buy it from a [[supermarket]], but it only costs $9 or so a kilo from the market or a place like [[Hindustan Supermarket]] in Greens Rd, Dandenong (which is THE place to buy [[spice]]s, including many hard to get ones, cheaply).
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Marzipan is easily made using ground almond meal and [[egg]] yolks. It molds and sculpts very easily and therefore is very often used in the creations of [[subtleties]]. It also takes [[food dye]]s and paint well. Ground almond meal is quite expensive if you buy it from a [[supermarket]], but in [[Australia]] it only costs around $9 per kilogram from the market or a place like Hindustan Supermarket, Greens Rd, Dandenong in [[Melbourne]] (which is THE place to buy cheap [[spice]]s, including many hard to get ones).

Revision as of 12:25, 19 August 2004

A tasty fudge-like food that is made from almonds. Tastes very good when dipped in chocolate (although that isn't very period)

Marzipan is easily made using ground almond meal and egg yolks. It molds and sculpts very easily and therefore is very often used in the creations of subtleties. It also takes food dyes and paint well. Ground almond meal is quite expensive if you buy it from a supermarket, but in Australia it only costs around $9 per kilogram from the market or a place like Hindustan Supermarket, Greens Rd, Dandenong in Melbourne (which is THE place to buy cheap spices, including many hard to get ones).