The Hot Toddy

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Preparation info

  • Medicinal - Serves

    one

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in

Loose Birds & Game

Loose Birds & Game

By Andrew Pern

Published 2010

  • About

THE NAME TODDY MAY EITHER HAVE COME FROM A SOURCE OF WATER IN EDINBURGH, WHICH WAS CALLED ‘TOD’S WELL’, AS EXPLAINED BY ALLAN RAMSAY, A FAMOUS SCOTTISH POET BACK IN THE EARLY 1700’S, OR POSSIBLY IT CAME FROM ‘TORRIE’, AN EARLY 17TH CENTURY WORD FOR A DRINK, MADE FROM THE SAP OF A PALM TREE IN THE EAST INDIES. TAKE YOUR PICK! PERFECT WHEN FEELING A BIT WEARY AFTER A WET AND COLD DAY ON THE MOOR!

The table boasts its being from Japan, th’ingenious work of some great artisan. China, wh