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A Fine Dessert

Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat

by Emily Jenkins and Sophie Blackall

Hardcover, 44 pages, Random House Childrens Books, List Price: $17.99 |

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A Fine Dessert
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Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat
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Emily Jenkins and Sophie Blackall

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Depicts families, from England to California and from 1710 to 2010, preparing and enjoying the dessert called blackberry fool. Includes a recipe and historical notes.

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