All that sparkles may not be gold, but it certainly can be sweet!
Is the icing on your cake just not all that? Maybe it needs a little bling! Consider dragee (properly pronounced dra-ghays), Remember the little silver balls that were the buttons for your gingerbread man over Christmas? How about that little packet of sugar coated almonds you received at the last wedding you went to? Those are dragee: the festive decorative confectionary that are traditionally given as favors, and used as adornment on baked goods. The origins of the word are unclear, it may come from the Greek by way of French, or from the Latin tragemataor Continue reading