Why oh why is black treacle so difficult to find? I believe it's almost identical to blackstrap molasses, but I'm partial to Lyle's and I love its jaunty red tin. I've never seen it in Wichita period (even at World Market) and I used to buy it at Canterbury British Imports in Oklahoma City, but it looked like they'd gone out of business the last time I drove by. Plus, it's expensive on the internet due to shipping costs. Anyone know of a reliable source?
Black Treacle is awesome stuff--it looks like crude oil and tastes like a more-metallic molasses. That's probably totally unappealing but I love it in its unappealingness. It's also rich in vitamins, minerals and iron. It's practically a health food! Not that what I normally do with it is particularly healthful--
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Continuing on to Week 3 of the Baroque Music Syllabus I found--
All works for this week were written by Claudio Monteverdi.
Lamento della ninfa
Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
"Or che Seneca è morto"
"Pur ti Miro"
Week 1, Week 2
P.S. Yesterday's post has a recipe for Chocolate-Orange Custard!