You'll Ruin Your Dinner: Sweet Memories From Our Irish Childhood

You ll Ruin Your Dinner Sweet Memories From Our Irish Childhood Whether your taste was for fiddlestix or Flavour Ravers Trigger bars or Two and Twos Marathons or macaroons Peggy s Legs or Push Pops Liquorice Allsorts or Little Devils You ll Ruin Your Dinner h

  • Title: You'll Ruin Your Dinner: Sweet Memories From Our Irish Childhood
  • Author: Damian Corless
  • ISBN: 9781444726022
  • Page: 363
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Whether your taste was for fiddlestix or Flavour Ravers, Trigger bars or Two and Twos, Marathons or macaroons, Peggy s Legs or Push Pops, Liquorice Allsorts or Little Devils, You ll Ruin Your Dinner has something for you.From the heyday of Cleeve s toffee to the birth of the Tayto Cheese Onion crisp, it transports us back to the days when sweet shop windows across thWhether your taste was for fiddlestix or Flavour Ravers, Trigger bars or Two and Twos, Marathons or macaroons, Peggy s Legs or Push Pops, Liquorice Allsorts or Little Devils, You ll Ruin Your Dinner has something for you.From the heyday of Cleeve s toffee to the birth of the Tayto Cheese Onion crisp, it transports us back to the days when sweet shop windows across the country boasted tempting confectionery displays, when summer was heralded with a visit from the ice cream cart, and when Grafton Street was the sweet shop capital of Ireland.And then there was the golden age of Irish made sweets, when the entire nation downed tools to listen to Fry Cadbury s soap The Kennedys of Castleross and Gay Byrne cut his teeth on The Urney Programme.The next three decades brought enduring favourites along with fleeting fads, but the craving for a sugar rush remained steadfast for generations of Irish kids to come These mouth watering memories are captured here across the decades in an assortment that will keep you dipping back in for and it won t ruin your dinner.

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    1. I'm glad I read the Weather book first, because it shows that Damian has improved quickly as a writer. Any irritations I had with this book (long blocks of writing, impersonal and repeated quotations from Confectioners trade magazines, few historical scene-setting facts) are MUCH better in the Weather book.That said, Lent was a TERRIBLE time to read this book. I'm making an actual effort this year to avoid jellyish sweets until Easter and it's just been made ten times more difficult by reminding [...]

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