karobert at unm.edu
Mon Dec 12 15:17:47 PST 2011
check out this site... Maison Rustique in particular. it is a book on how to run a farm/estate in late period. there is a whole section on, well... boozy items the housewife should know about.
i am more than open to being told the site is inaccurate, but i thought it quite interesting on first perusal.
>>> Stefan li Rous <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com> 12/12/2011 3:35 PM >>>
<<< The cordial was brandy based, with fresh ginger, honey, white
and cinnamon, considerably less of the latter three than the ginger.
very smooth, and the undertones bloomed in the mouth after the swallow.
I've never looked into cordials--for one thing, they are forbidden for
my persona. What sort of sources do we have for them? >>>
I don't think we have any specific recipes. This one sounds
conceivably period from some of our previous discussions. It is the
ones that use various fruits in them, that I think we've had more
Some of our previous discussions on cordials can be found in this
Florilegium file, and especially any evidence and documentation that
has been mentioned.
cordials-msg (157K) 12/ 1/09 Period cordials and liqueurs. SCA
THLord Stefan li Rous Barony of Bryn Gwlad Kingdom of Ansteorra
Mark S. Harris Austin, Texas StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
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