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confection in Food topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconfectioncon‧fec‧tion /kənˈfekʃən/ noun [countable] formal  1 DFa beautifully prepared sweet food2 something, especially a piece of clothing or a building, that is very delicate and complicated, or has a lot of decorationconfection of a dreamy confection of pink beads and satin3 something such as a film or song that is not serious or important
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confectiona peanut butter confectionThere are restaurateurs and cookery journalists who like to call confections such as haddock and kipper paste by the name of pâté.Good plan-except the result is a pretty dull confection for anyone but ardent Depp and praline fans.I have never had much time for the more esoteric confections you find all over the place.During the interval a parcel containing fruit, confections and fancy bread was handed to all present."Home Alone" is a simple little confection from John Hughes.They also presented that Gidon Kremer-Astor Piazzolla confection last Thursday.Given that the factory producing the chocolate is miles away, the resulting confections are really quite good.This sibling confection is steamed, not baked, nutty and almost as rich.The popular image of Mrs Beeton as a middle-aged housewife given to the confection of extravagant recipes is doubly mistaken.