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sweet flag:

see arumarum,
common name for the Araceae, a plant family mainly composed of species of herbaceous terrestrial and epiphytic plants found in moist to wet habitats of the tropics and subtropics; some are native to temperate zones.
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With natural acids from maple, bilberry and sweet cane, dull skin is sloughed off to reveal a fresher you.
In a case of sweets for the sweet, the fries come with a side order of homemade sweet cane vinaigrette dipping sauce.
He traces the making of sweets right back to the ancient Egyptians and his chapter titles run: New foods to tempt the palate; The craft of the apothecary; The great feasts; 'The sweet cane from a far country'; Chocolate in the New World; Plantation life; A new drink of fashion; Chocolate and sweet making on the Mainland of Europe; An honourable trade; But is it pure?; Working life in 19th century Britain; Chocolate for all; A bag of confectionery (boiled sweets, caramels and toffees, chewing gum, jelly babies); Another bag of confectionery (liquorice, lozenges, marzipan, regional sweets, seaside rock); Coat it with sugar; Mixed delights; and New delights for old.