Re: Locust Trees
- Liqueurs are also made by infusing on the pods -
In Italy (Sicily) 'Carubo digestivo'
In Portugal 'Licor de Alfarroba'
In Spain (Majorca) 'Palo'
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "CornFed (Randy)" <cornfed15@h...>
> Thanks Walt, now I have a justifiable incentive to pick up all ofthis
> those pods!! Between the black walnuts and the Locusts, I never
> seem to run out of yard work to do. I will give the Arak a try
> fall when they drop a fresh crop onto the ground.and
> --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "waljaco" <waljaco@h...> wrote:
> > In the Middle East they make Carob molasses/syrup from the pods
> > also the pods are fermented then distilled to make arak(Lebanon).
> > The are high in sugars - 60% if I remember correctly. The seedsare
> > apparently of equal weight and gave rise to the term 'carat'asused
> > for diamond size.pods
> > Jack Keller's wine making site has a recipe for a carob wine.
> > Wal
> > --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "CornFed (Randy)"
> > wrote:
> > > Hello
> > >
> > > I have several Locust trees in my yard and have just finished
> > > the yearly curse of picking up all of those dark brown seed
> > fromthe
> > > the ground. I did a search on the web and found reference to
> > > types of locust trees. Black locust and Honey locust. Since
> > > black locust is describes as having a rough bark and "hateful"Locusts
> > thorns
> > > along the trunk, I have to assume that my trees are Honey
> > > http://www.treehelp.com/trees/locust/locust-types-honey.asp The
> > seed
> > > pods are dark brown and about 6 inches long and about an inch
> > > They resemble large vanilla beans.
> > >
> > > this year I waited until spring and then mulched them to pieces
> > with
> > > the lawn mower. The smell of fermented sugar was thick in the
> > as
> > > soon as they started to go under the blades.
> > >
> > > So my question is: Is there a liquor or beer/wine made from
> > > seed pods or the sap? Thanks