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Monday, 2 September 2013

And the sugar all turns to....?

Well, not alcohol in this case but syrup.
This is the rhubarb and sugar left standing overnight before boiling up for jam/conserve. Presumably a chemical reaction takes place between the sugar and  the rhubarb - I've no idea but the same thing happens with sugar and courgettes or pumpkins.

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