Redaction by Maredudd
Take lemon, after peeling its outer skin, press it and take a ratl
of juice, and add as much of sugar. Cook it until it takes the form of
a syrup. Its advantages are for the heat of bile; it cuts the thirst and
binds the bowels.
1 cup lemon juice
1 cup sugar
Strain lemon juice to remove pulp and small seeds. Combine juice and
sugar in a sauce pan; bring to boil and cook it down to a syrup consistancy.
Mix one part syrup to eight parts water for a drink.
Maredudd's notes: Thirty lemons made about 8 quarts of syrup, which
wasn't enough for the 100 or so people that we served. They liked it a
Save those peels to make candied lemon peels! I didn't have enough time
to make candied lemon peels when preparing this feast; it was really hard
to throw them out.