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The Cook's Companion: A step-by-step guide to cooking skills including original recipes

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1991

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Treacle tart is a good example of the technique for making an open tart. Before 1885 when golden syrup first appeared this would have been made using black treacle with its very strong flavour. Golden syrup, its sweetness cut by lemon juice and rind, makes an irresistible evolvement of an old recipe. You can replace a