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Monday, September 2, 2013

COTOFLES WITH 13TH CENTURY RECIPE FOR HONEY-WATER

Boiling a Pint of Honey
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1. a measurement for liquids equivalent of about one half liter or one pint.  1. oil and vinegar vessels. 2. drinking glasses used especially for wine. [ES: Medieval Spanish Chef. Pelitre. Posted Feb 22, '17; and Gázquez. Cocina. 2002:34 ftn 69:42]

RECIPE FOR HONEY-WATER ADAPTED FROM HUICI’S TRANSLATION OF ANÓN AL ANDALUS #494 RECETA DE AGUA-MIEL, pp 270-271



Ingredients

2 c honey
½ oz pellitory[1]

A Uniquely Pleasant Drink in a Pint Glass
Photo by: Lord-Williams
Preparation

Put honey into a pan with 5 qts water and cook until the water has evaporated. Skin the honey from time to time. Pound ½ oz pellitory.  Put it in a cloth, tie it and place it 2 c boiling water. Pound it again until the water is colored like a strong tea. Add this to the honey and mix well. Pour it into 1 pint drinking glasses and drink as seen fit to strengthen the body.



[1] Seven bags (tea bag size) of camomile were used as pillatory is sold in bulk as an agricultural product in Spain. 

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