Four modern confectioners step back in time to discover what life was like for their Tudor predecessors. They'll explore how our national sweet tooth developed, and how the tables of the aristocracy boasted fantastic displays of sugar craft which showed off their owners' wealth and status.
The Sweet Makers will also explore the negative side of the introduction of sugar to the Tudor lifestyle, including the impact on teeth and fueling our involvement in the most shameful chapters in British history - the Slave trade.
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Sweet Makers - Bal Mithai - Netflix
Bal Mithai (Hindi: बाल मिठाई) is a brown chocolate-like fudge, made with roasted khoya, coated with white sugar balls, and is a popular sweet from Almora in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand in India, especially regions around Almora.It is one of the most favourite sweet of common people and the people living near almora region.
The Sweet Makers - Recipe - Netflix
Bal Mithai is made by cooking khoya (evaporated milk cream) with cane sugar, until it becomes dark brown in color, colloquially called “chocolate” for its color resemblance. This is allowed to settle and cool, and cut into cubes which are then garnished with small white sugar balls.
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