Author: tallulahmaait

Wine and Waste

What can a batch of spoiled raspberry wine tell us about early modern cooking? So there I was, doing a taste test for my homemade raspberry wine for my blogpost. The first bottle, half full and sampled more regularly, had become a little bitter but was still palatable. I opened…

Aqua Mirabilis

On page five of the V.b.400 “receipt manuscript” a recipe for “Aqua Mirabilis” appears. Aqua Mirabi…