[Sca-cooks] Cubebs

Patrick Levesque petruvoda at videotron.ca
Sat Aug 26 12:38:08 PDT 2006

As promised earlier, here are various cooking poweders found in "La
Pharmacopée" (French translation 1574, re-ed 1580) on p. 598, for those
interested in such things :-)

All ounces measurements are apothecary's weight, not volume, measures.


Poudre de menues epices (Powder of little spices)

Gingembre blanc (1 lb) (White ginger)
Poivre (4 on) (Pepper)
noix muscade (2 on) (Nutmeg)
gyrofle, graine de paradis (1 on ch) (Cloves, Grains of Paradise)
canelle (1/2 on) (Cinnamon)

            poudre blanche

gingembre blanc (1 lb) (Ginger)

            poudre fine

gingembre blanc (1/2 lb) (White ginger)
graine de paradis (2 on) (Graims of paradise)
saffran (2 dr) (saffron)
Vinaigre (Vinegar)


            poudre de Duc

1lb de sucre (sugar)
1 on de canelle (cinnamon)

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