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trea·cle

(trē'kĕl),
1. Molasses, a viscid syrup that drains from sugar-refining molds.
See also: theriaca.
2. A saccharine fluid.
See also: theriaca.
3. Formerly, a remedy for poison, hence any effective remedy.
See also: theriaca.
4. A possible nucleolar-cytoplasmic transporter protein encoded by the gene responsible for Treacher-Collins syndrome.
[M.E. triacle, antidote, fr. L. theriaca, antidote to snake bite, fr. G. thēriakos, pertaining to wild beasts]

treacle

(trē′kəl)
n.
A medicinal compound formerly used as an antidote for poison.
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"Treacle is so much more than just a market - it's a place to meet friends, enjoy the atmosphere of the town and support your local makers and bakers who produce fabulous handcrafted wares.
I rarely write about Brexit, because the more I read the more I feel I am wading through treacle trying to figure out what all the possible outcomes could be, and what it means for the areas that I work in.
My mum would often take my brother and I out for lunch to a local cafe where we'd have cheese toasties and treacle scones and I loved them.
Spoon about half of the chocolate mixture around the sides of the tin and spread a little on the base, add a few pockets of the chocolate chunks, pour in the treacle filling into the middle then carefully add the rest of the chocolate mixture, spreading gently from the edges to the centre (don't worry if the treacle mixture isn't fully sealed in).
"There was also some debris from the rails left on the track and we quickly decided to stop the race even though Zenas Treacle had been caught because we knew it would probably be void due to the start.
See their verdict below: | Asda Sticky Treacle Parkin (PS1) We gave this 5/10 because it was a little too dry.
PARKIN INGREDIENTS 350g / 12oz / 21/4 cups medium oatmeal 170g / 6oz / 11/2 cups plain flour 30g / 1oz /11/2tbsps sugar 1tsp ground ginger 1/2tsp allspice or cinnamon 225g / 8oz / 3/4 cup black treacle 115g / 4oz / 1/2 cup butter 75ml / 5tbsp / a third of a cup of milk 5ml / 1tsp bicarbonate of soda METHOD MIX the oatmeal, flour, sugar, bicarb and spices in a bowl.
They took it in to care and named it Treacle, due to its distinctive colour.
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(Serves 4) 900g stewing steak Flour, seasoned with salt, pepper, mustard powder and cayenne pepper, for coating 50g beef dripping or cooking oil 100g bacon 4 onions, roughly chopped 300ml draught cider 25g black treacle 100g celery, chopped 4 tinned anchovy fillets Sprig of thyme 75g pickled walnuts, roughly chopped 600ml beef stock For the dumplings: 225g plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder Salt and pepper 100g suet Cut the meat into 2.5cm pieces and coat with the seasoned flour.