An other way
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from The Treasurie of commodious Conceits (England, 1573 - J. Holloway, transcr.), entitled "An other way". [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:

An other way. Take .iii. ounces of Sypres .iiii. ounces of Beniamin .ii. ounces of Coleander or Labdanu, iii. ounces of Storax Calamit .ii. ounces of Roses, beate all these to powder.

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An other way. TAke a dram of Amber grece, a dram of Beniamin, halfe a dram of Fusses, a dramme of Storax, a quarter of an ounce of Labdanum, put all these to Rosewater. [The Treasurie of commodious Conceits]

An other way. Take .vi. ounces of Orace .iiii. ounces of Cloues .ii. ounces of storax Calamite .i. ounce of Labdanum .ii. ounces of yellow Sanders and a lytle Musk. [The Treasurie of commodious Conceits]

An other way. Take .ii. ounces of Cloues .iiii. ounces of Spruce, .iiii. ounces of Storax calamit .iiii. ounces of Roses .iii. ounces of Beniamin. [The Treasurie of commodious Conceits]

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