Mrs Fletwoods Surfeit water



Mrs Fletwoods Surfeit water


en 1694/1795


Mrs Fletwoods Surfeit water
[6] pound of Rasens of ye [S]un, stone ym, 4 pound go figgs slice ym, two pound, 2 pound of Dates shred 8 ounces of Lickerish scraped & sliced half an ounce of Sinemond as much of mace & cloves: bruse ym and let ym stand & infuse, in 3 gallons of aquavite and 3 gallons of aniseed Water in an earthen- jar 14 days stiring it once every day yn put to it 2 quarts of distiled popy water and as much [text loss] Red Rose Water and as maney popy floores [text loss] will Colour it [inserted above: a clovet] a peck of clove July floores cut [text loss] Tops in, yn straine it throw a bagg: let it stand [text loss] day & a night yn Botele it up: you must [c]eep it Close covered al this while, sweten it when you Botele it with fine suger you may distill the Dregs, it will yeld you an excelent white [furfiet] water


Caylor, Karmen
Le, Vincent


Elizabeth Fairfax cookbook, Collection #C0202, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.


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