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Herb Vinegar
Sauces and Spicery

Vinegar stored with whole herb sprigs- mint, rosemary, sage etc.


Original Receipt in 'Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets' by John Evelyn (Evelyn 1699)

54. Rosemary, Rosmarinus; Soverainly Cephalic, and for the Memory, Sight, and Nerves, incomparable: And tho' not us'd in the Leaf with our Sallet furniture, yet the Flowers, a little bitter, are always welcome in Vinegar; but above all, a fresh Sprig or two in a Glass of Wine . See Flowers
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That the Vinegar and other liquid Acids, perfectly clear, neither sowre, Vapid or spent; be of the best Wine Vinegar, whether Distill'd, or otherwise Aromatiz'd, and impregnated with the Infusion of Clove-gillyflowers, Elder, Roses, Rosemary, Nasturtium, &c. inrich'd with the Vertues of the Plant.




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