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At The Grocer


This is an excerpt from Le Menagier de Paris
(France, 1393 - Janet Hinson, trans.)
The original source can be found at David Friedman's website

At the grocer, chamber spices: sugared almonds, rose sugar, candied nuts, citron and "manus-Christi" ("hand of Christ"), four pounds for all.

Item, hippocras. Kitchen spices: white powder, one pound; fine powder, half a pound; powdered cinnamon, half a pound for fricassee. Small- spices, two ounces. Loaf sugar, three pounds; three pomegranates; red and white sugared almonds, half a pound; almonds, six pounds; ground rice, one pound; a quart of blanched wheat.

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