Re: brewing thought, was Mead, was....
- --- In Authentic_SCA@y..., ladymorwenna@y... wrote:
> > (An uncooked egg is a period hydrometer, raisins work as yeastPennsic.
> > nutrient)
> > Curious,
> > Megge
> Speaking of raisins and yeast, I have had great success with Digby's
> Stepponi (as taught to me by Master Aquel of Darksted Wood) at
> It uses the natural yeast on the raisins to ferment.Sounds like a good drink to make for a summer tourney. Or at a summer
> In brief, take a container that holds more than a gallon. put in a
> pound of raisins, half a pound of sugar and the juice and peel of 2
> lemons. Pour a gallon of boiling water over them. Cover with a cloth
> and let it sit for about 24 hours in temperatures over 90 degrees F.
> Strain into a pitcher. Don't put into a sealed container as the
> fermentation continues. Stepponi is smooth, sweet, and deceptively
> alcoholic, so be careful. If you haven't managed to finish it in 3
> days, pour it out! It turns into paint stripper after that.
> PS Abigail knows that Digby is post-period. Morwenna only knows what
> Aquel taught her about brewing.
Happy New Year, folks.
- Pardon me if I'm out of line here. I just joined two days ago. Are we talking about pockets in women's gown specifically or the time period in general? There are a pair of pants in the Patterns of Fashion pg.87 that have sewn in pockets. If I'm off topic I apologize.
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