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Re: question about recipes

Poster: "Eric Jon Campbell" <ejcampbe@eos.ncsu.edu>

> I was reading up on some cookie recipes that I've been experimenting with and
I've come across
> two ingredients that I'd like to know more about.
> Firstly, what are sultanas?
I believe they are a middle eastern dried fruit

sul-ta-na \(,)sel-'tan-e\

[It, fem. of sultano sultan, fr. Ar sult.a^-n]
1: a female member of a sultan's family; esp: a sultan's wife
2a: a pale yellow seedless grape grown for raisins and wine
2b: the raisin of a sultana

>(In a cookie recipe)  and secondly, what is castor sugar?

castor sugar

or caster sugar n
chiefly Brit
:finely granulated white sugar

hope it helps

There can be only juan!
                         <100% columbian coffee> 
Eric Jon Campbell Graduating <and employable;)> Textile Engineering at NCSU
(alias) Xavier Campbell amateur blacksmith and brewer
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