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38 - To Make Green ginger Upon Sirup


This is an excerpt from Delights for Ladies
(England, 1609)
The original source can be found at Kirrily Robert's website

38 - To make green ginger upon sirup. Take Ginger one pound: pare it clean: steep it in red wine and vinegar equally mixed: let it stand for XII daies in a close vessell, and every day once or twice stir it up and down: then take of wine one gallon, and of vinegar a pottle: seethe all together to the consumption of a moity or half: then take a pottle of clean clarified honey, or more, and put thereunto, and let them boyle well together: then take halfe an ounce of saffron finely beaten, and put it thereto, with some sugar if you please.

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