Convivencia, February 21, 2004

Clarea de Agua

De Nola

ESPECIAS DE CLAREA
Three parts cinnamon, two parts cloves, one part ginger, all ground and strained through a sieve, and for one azumbre (6) of white wine, put an ounce of spices with a pound of honey, well-mixed and strained through your sleeve (7) of good thick linen, and strained through it often enough that the wine comes out clear.

CLAREA FROM WATER CLAREA DE AQUA
To one azumbre of water, four ounces of honey; you must cast in the same spices as for the other clarea; you must give it a boil with the honey over the fire, and when it is off the fire you must cast in the spices.

  1. Mix together spices
  2. Mix honey with equal amount of water
  3. Add spices
  4. Simmer until thoroughly infused; Strain
  5. Dilute to taste with water

 


From the files of Jadwiga Zajaczkowa (Jenne Heise), 2004