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Dogman

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Re: Hunters Bush Maple
« Reply #15 on: March 09, 2023, 15:34:12 »
Yes, Ian, thanks for the series. 

Sugar cane is grown here and about 50 years ago I photographed a family making cane syrup in their backyard.  Small operation--a few relatives and neighbors and one mule walking in circles driving the device that squeezed the juice out of the cane.  I wish I could find those photos today.
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Ian Watson

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« Reply #16 on: March 09, 2023, 21:37:17 »
Thank you all for the kind words. I am glad that you enjoyed it.

Colin, a treat at the end was a sample of the syrup made that day. It was heavenly!

Akira, maple is a great wood. I have some furniture made from it.

Ian Watson

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Re: Hunters Bush Maple
« Reply #17 on: March 09, 2023, 21:38:30 »
It occurs to me that the series needs a photograph of one of their products to end it. So here is a sinfully addictive maple sugar candy.

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Re: Hunters Bush Maple
« Reply #18 on: March 10, 2023, 02:00:03 »
Do they offer mail order on these?  ;D

It occurs to me that the series needs a photograph of one of their products to end it. So here is a sinfully addictive maple sugar candy.
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Re: Hunters Bush Maple
« Reply #19 on: March 10, 2023, 13:46:36 »
Yes  ;D

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Re: Hunters Bush Maple
« Reply #20 on: March 10, 2023, 19:27:41 »
Sugar cane is grown here and about 50 years ago I photographed a family making cane syrup in their backyard.  ... the device that squeezed the juice out of the cane. 

Dogman, your comment reminded me of seeing the Sugar Cane Wallah using a similar machine in Hyderabad, back in 2012.

Oh, also drinking a glass of the juice by Maracas beach in Trinidad (unsurprisingly,  it was exceedingly sweet!)


Dogman

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Re: Hunters Bush Maple
« Reply #21 on: March 10, 2023, 23:46:17 »
Same type of machine I remember except that one was set on its side and the power was provided by the mule.  I've seen them more recently powered by the farm pickup trucks, again just going round in circles like the mule. 
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Re: Hunters Bush Maple
« Reply #22 on: March 12, 2023, 10:22:55 »
Very informative Ian thank you!
I don’t remember if I ever taste maple syrup I’ll check local shops