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A Spoonful of Sugar: Medicines and Essences’ – Sophie Jewett (York Cocoa Ho...
Wed 10 May 2017, 19:00 – 20:30 BST
‘A Spoonful of Sugar: Medicines and Essences’ – Sophie Jewett (York Cocoa House)
First of a series of talks
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7 - 8.30pm
Wednesday 10th May 2017
Join us on Kirkgate to hear York’s very own chocolate expert, the wonderful Sophie Jewett, as she leads us on a journey exploring the role of food in medicine, and how this changed with the arrival of cocoa. Learn about some of confectionery’s early origins in the world of the apothecary and chemist and watch a demonstration of period medicinal confectionery.