Syrup of Fresh Roses
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from An Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook (Andalusia, 13th c. - Charles Perry, trans.), entitled "Syrup of Fresh Roses". [insert a brief description of dish here, possibly including any or all of the following: characteristics of the final dish, when or how it might have been served, and why you selected it]

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Syrup of Fresh Roses, and the Recipe for Making It. Take a ratl of fresh roses, after removing the dirt from them, and cover them with boiled water for a day and a night, until the water cools and the roses fall apart in the water. Clean it and take the clean part of it and add to a ratl of sugar. Cook all this until it takes the form of a syrup. Drink an ûqiya of this with two of hot water; its benefits are at the onset of dropsy, and it fortifies the stomach and the liver and the other internal organs, and lightens the constitution; in this it is admirable.

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