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Cat arienzo, Eng weight of 123 centigrams used in northern Aragon. [Nola. 1985:xlix-6; Nola/Iranzo.1982:167; and Nola/Pérez. 1994:189]
PUREED *ROCKET ANOTHER RECIPE ADAPTED FROM NOLA #xlix-6 ORUGA DE OTRA MANERA BUENA
For 12 persons
1 lb rocket
1 qt red wine vinegar
3 qts honey
**8 l or 3 maravedis red wine
0.8 oz, 246 cg or 2 arienzos saffron
(225,000 hand-picked stigmas from the saffron crocus make 1 lb)
Photo from Vibrant Spirit
Purée young, tender rocket in a food processor. Add a little water if needed. Place it in a air tight container with vinegar and let it soak for 6-8 days. Melt the honey in a saucepan by bringing it to a boil; and remove it from the heat. Add red wine. Put the rocket in a large saucepan. Pour the honey mixture over it, straining it through a sieve. Heat the entire mixture, stirring constantly until it thickens. Remove from the heat. Add well ground saffron dissolved in red wine.
*Rocket is also called arugula.**A compilation of Spanish and Mexican law, in relation to mines..., Volume 1, p 20 states that 3 maravedis are 2 half gallons. December 30, 2011.