16th-century Naples carried on a vast export trade in silks and sweetmeats
Recent Examples on the WebBut street food vendors — with their pungent salads, oodles of noodles, and coconut sweetmeats — have lately become the target of some of the capital’s planners.
BostonGlobe.com, 15 Dec. 2019 So off the two ran to Loxy’s den, where Loxy began to speed-read his handy-dandy cookbook about slicing and dicing sweetmeat and Tex Mex green beans and chugalugging them down with mai tais, Tia Marias, pale ale and near beer.
Richard Lederer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 July 2019 In a tiny shop by the gate, the delicious sweetmeat has been made every day for the past 164 years with a recipe so secret the original handwritten copy is kept in the vault of a local bank.
Kieran Dodds, Smithsonian, 20 Apr. 2018
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