Powder to make the belly soluble
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from The Treasurie of commodious Conceits (England, 1573 - J. Holloway, transcr.), entitled "Powder to make the belly soluble". [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:

Powder to make the belly soluble, causing a gentle laske: meete for noble personages. Chapter. xxxviii. TAke Sene of Alexandria one ounce, of fyne Gynger halfe a quarter of an ounce, of Anys seede a quarter of an ounce, beate them into fyne powder and serce them, put of this powder into your sodde Sugre, and make Losynges as before: of the whole, ye nuber of xvi. wherof disolue two of them in a messe of Potage, or in a Cup of Wyne tastyng in th emorning, and tast one howre after, if you doe put as much of sugre in powder, as the waight of the whole powder, yee may keepe it in a Bladder, and the whole pouder wil serue .viii. times to receaue, as euen now is sayd.



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Materials
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podour
alexander
ginger
anise
sugar
wine
venison


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Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "The Treasurie of commodious Conceits". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?treas:39>. Accessed on December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm.




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