[Sca-cooks] Tenth Century Mead Recipes

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Wed Sep 5 16:02:51 PDT 2012

It appears on page 452 in Annals of the Caliphs. I suspected that it
meant light as in clarity by weight. (W/o additional sediment.)

You can examine that passage online through Google Books.


> On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 10:19 AM, Linda Peterson <mirhaxa at morktorn.com>wrote:
>> "Know also that the best and the most beneficial water is the lightest in
>> weight, the fastest to heat up or cool down, and the sweetest in taste."
>> Lightest in weight? Do we have any idea what that means?
>> Mirhaxa
>>  mirhaxa at morktorn.com

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