Rectangular panela blocks arranged to solidify during the processing of panela in a rural sugar cane mill (trapiche) in San Agustín, Colombia, 18 April 2004. Panela, a solid block of raw, unrefined sugar, is made by cooking and evaporation of the sugar cane juice into a golden, sticky syrup which is then poured into the wooden molds and allowed to solidify. Having the taste like a cross between molasses and brown sugar, panela is served as a hot or cold infusion (aguapanela). Due to...more »
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Date > 17 Apr 2004
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