[Sca-cooks] red currents

tudorpot at gmail.com tudorpot at gmail.com
Mon Jul 13 19:55:32 PDT 2009

Hi Jane,
Reading this it sounds like making fruit leather, is that correct? As it 
happens I bought some rosewater last time I saw it. What is the date of 
this recipe? I'm going to look for this book, as I enjoy making preserves.


Jane Boyko wrote:
> From "A Closet for Ladies and Gentlewomen. Or, The Art of Preferving, 
> conferving, and Candying. ..."
> To make Quodiniaks of Raspice or English Coriants.
> Take Rafpices ripe and well coloured, and put them in a dish and put 
> them foure spoonfuls rose-water, and mix them together with the backe 
> of a spoone : then wring the liquid substance thorow a linnen cloth : 
> season it by your mouth with sugar till it bee sweet enough, then 
> boile it on a chafing dish of coles in a dish; till it be readie to 
> print : then print it in your moulds, and box it, and so to keepe them.
> If you have ever made jelly without pectin this would work.  You could 
> follow a basic recipe to get the juice out.  I think the addition of 
> rose water is very interesting and I want to go find some currents now.
> Cheers
> Marina
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