>>>>> "Hillary" == Hillary Ross <hross@xxxxxxx> writes:
Hillary> Frances wrote:
>> Maple syrup has recently hit the shelves of our supermarkets
>> here in Ballito, cloudy and cold South Africa. I bought
>> some. My kids refuse to eat it because it smells and tastes of
>> floral perfume/toilet spray - is
Hillary> it supposed
>> to? The thought of putting it in cheese makes my stomach turn.
Hillary> Yuck - that sure doesn't sound like the maple syrup I
Hillary> use! Are you buying pure maple syrup, or something with
Hillary> chemicals added? I like the real stuff so much, I use
Hillary> some in my iced coffee (decaf :-) in the summer. Hope
Hillary> you find some!
Be aware that real maple syrup tastes *very* different than the yucky
fake sugar syrup sold in stores. The real stuff has a stronger flavor,
and you don't need to use nearly as much. It took my kids a while to
get used to the flavor when we first started using it.