[Sca-cooks] Information, Please

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Sat Jul 18 13:45:40 PDT 2009

In case anyone is interested, it shows up in recipes like this one

_Steevens Aqua composita_
Take a gallo of Gascoign wine, of ginger, galingale, cinamon, nutmegs & 
graines, Annis seeds, Fennel seeds, and carroway seeds, of each a dram; 
of Sage, mints, red Roses, thyme, Pellitory, Rosemary, wild thyme, 
camomil, lavender, of each a handfull, bray the spices small, and bruise 
the herbs, letting them macerate 12 houres, stirring it now & then, then 
distill by a limbecke of pewter keeping the first cleare water that 
cometh, by it selfe, and so likewise the second. You shall draw much 
about a pinte of the better fort from everie gallon of wine.



Johnna  wrote:
> Never used it but it's described and sold here
> https://herbsofmexico.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1804 
> Store Location:
> Herbs of Mexico
> 3903 Whitter Boulevard
> Los Angeles,CA 90023
> 323-261-5336
> Maybe other Mexican import stores might carry it.
> Johnnae
> Mairi Ceilidh wrote:
>> I have an apprentice who is working on a cordial, but is having 
>> trouble with
>> one of the ingredients.  I admit that I am not familiar with 
>> pellitory.  Is
>> there someone here who could give me any information that would help 
>> with
>> this project?   Thank You!
>> Jancie/Mairi Ceilidh
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