johnnae at mac.com
Thu Jan 10 20:33:24 PST 2013
a small batch with warning labels to satisfy curiosity then
On Jan 10, 2013, at 11:26 PM, JIMCHEVAL at aol.com wrote:
> In fairness, made this way it would have a distinctive flavor quite unlike
> most versions.
> Not a flavor I'd particularly like myself'; valerian tastes like soap to
> me. And rue (I just checked to remind myself) tastes like some chemical you
> wonder how got in your food.
> But they were both popular enough with the Romans, so if you're looking
> for that alternate-era experience, this version of hypocras would certainly
> give you something more like that and less like, well, spiced wine.
> Jim Chevallier
> johnnae at mac.com writes:
> Why use that one and not another?
> There are lots of recipes for hypocras after all.
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