# Affination.

1. The process by which raw (cane) sugar is heated, softened & separated into 'mother liquor' and crystals. In order to render 'purified' crystals, the raw mass is combined with a concentrated, heavy syrup while heating & the resulting 'magma' is spun through a centrifuge.

$\vdash$ $S$: One must yield to sweetness to yield sweetness further.

First morning with snow, here in Finland. A day of long, soft light, warm gravity of the kitchen. Efforts at simple syrup, candied fruits, lemoncello. Slow moves & the yellow light of lemons and laughter on the tongue. Where ever you begin,