Syrup of Carrots
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from An Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook (Andalusia, 13th c. - Charles Perry, trans.), entitled "Syrup of Carrots". [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]


The Source Recipe
The original text of the recipe is as follows:

Syrup of Carrots. Take four ratls of carrots, after removing the fibers [lit. "nerves"] that are in the centers, and cook them in water to cover until their substance comes out. Then take the clear part of it and add it to three ratls of honey, cleaned of its foam. The bag: ...[about three words missing]... an ûqiya of cubebs, two ûqiyas each of ginger and long pepper, and half an ûqiya of cinnamon and flower of cloves. Cook until it takes the form of a syrup. Drink an ûqiya of this with three of hot water: it is beneficial in the lack of urine, increases desire, and dissolves phlegm, heats the kidneys admirably, and likewise the other parts of the body, God willing.



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Materials
The original recipe calls for the following ingredients: [edit this list as appropriate]

pasternaks
honey
cubebs
ginger
pepper
cinnamon
flowers
cloves
kidneys


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carrots:
cubebs: (Piper cubeba). A type of pepper with a citrus-like scent. Also called Tailed Pepper.


Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "An Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?anony:525>. Accessed on August 19, 2019, 10:31 pm.




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