Tags: drink, Lu
A warm drink consisting of thin gruel, mixed with wine or ale, sweetened and spiced, given chiefly to sick people, especially women in childbed; also to their visitors. First recorded use 1297. (OED, 2nd ed.)
. Makes one bottle. 6 steps
7 egg yolks   Whisk until light and frothy Cook gently in a double boiler until the mixture thickens, taking care not to let it curdle.
1 egg white
2 oz sugar
1 lemon rind grate
1 bottle white wine   Whisk in
1/2 pint water Infuse 1 hour
6 inch cinnamon stick
3 blades mace
4 cloves
1 teaspoon nutmeg