Pulling Sugar

23 Feb

One of my subjects this term is ‘Sugar Work’, it is most excellent.

Today we started learning how to ‘pull sugar’.

Here’s some photos of the proceedings…

The boiling sugar

Pouring the sugar out onto a silicon mat (on a slab of marble) to cool it down

Pulling the sugar

Pieces of coloured sugar under a heat lamp

The start of my ‘ribbon sugar’

Sugar ribbon

Finally….how very awesome!

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7 Responses to “Pulling Sugar”

  1. Geoff Matheson February 23, 2010 at 9:58 pm #

    Woah! Too cool!!!

  2. blairelizabeth February 24, 2010 at 11:27 am #

    Holy crap Emily! You are amazing!

  3. Bec Matheson February 25, 2010 at 5:25 pm #

    oh my gosh. my jaw was about as open as it could get (and now it hurts). That is AMAZING

  4. Ana February 25, 2010 at 8:45 pm #

    Flip! Oh-so-freaking-swell!

  5. John Cleary February 28, 2010 at 10:30 pm #

    Oh wow. That’s super cool!!

  6. Peri Edmonds March 1, 2010 at 2:54 pm #

    Thats awesome emily.
    Did it take long?
    I want to do that..actually I want to eat that more.

  7. kameel March 11, 2012 at 6:53 am #

    very nice

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