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Syrup Medicine For The Stomach


This is an excerpt from The Prince of Transylvania's Court Cookbook
(Hungary, 16th c.)
The original source can be found at MedievalCookery.com

Syrup medicine for the stomach. You will need some chamomile roots, peel it and slice it, boil it in wine, once tender, squeeze it like carrots, once dry, slice it into small pieces; grab a pound of the roots, a quarter pound of milk, half a lot of nutmeg flower, one lot of walnut, half a lot of corn salad, half a lot of short black pepper, one lot of cardamom, crush these together and boil it for one hour.

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