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  • tgfoitwoods
    Aug 3 1:49 PM
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      Hmmmm. In the upper-left USA, raisins are dark, and when we want light-colored raisins, we ask for "golden raisins", or (drumroll) sultanas!

      Zymurgy Bob, a simple potstiller

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "jamesonbeam1" <jamesonbeam1@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > Welp heck Baker,
      >
      > As usual ya'll Aussies always have to go your own way LOL....
      >
      > To me a dried grape is a friggin raisin - as it is to most of the world:
      >
      >----snip----
      > >
      > > That's the difference, you see. In Australia the dried fruit of the
      > sultana is not called a raisin but -- wait for it -- a SULTANA!
      > > The dried fruit we call a raisin is generally from a larger grape,
      > quite often a Waltham Cross or perhaps (memory a bit uncerain) Gordo
      > Blanco or others the names of which I don't know.
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > >
      > > The Baker
      ----snip----
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