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To Make A Stoop Of Good Fine Ypocras


This is an excerpt from Een notabel boecxken van cokeryen
(Netherlands, ca. 1510 - C. van Tets, trans.)
The original source can be found at Willy Van Cammeren's website

To make a stoop of good fine ypocras. So take a stoop [2.6 litres] of white wine and half a pint. Then take a mugful of this wine; make it warm. You shall mix five ounces of brown sugar well into it with a spoon. Take of the very best fine cinnamon four ounces and a half. White ginger a quarter [of an ounce]. Grains of paradise, sweet flag each four grains. From this make powder and pour it through the sack just as one does clareyt.

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