To make the Pectoral Drink

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    • Difficulty

      Easy

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The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy

By Hannah Glasse

Published 1747

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Method

Take a Gallon of Water, and half a Pound of Pearl-Barley, boil it with a quarter of a Pound of Figs split, and a Pennyworth of Liquorish sliced to Pieces, a quarter of a Pound of Raisins of the Sun stoned; boil all together till half is wasted, then strain it off. This is ordered in the Measels, and several other Disorders, for a Drink.