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About This SiteLaura Angotti has been brewing for 25 years, focusing on mead and its history. Her current focus is finding, collecting, and disseminating historical information on old brewing practices. Her interest is the period before 1700, focusing on the 14th through 16th centuries.
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Hand written books/manuscripts, held by a person, family, or group to record information of importance to them are a central source of information on day to day life in times past. Separate from correspondence, or formal texts, these types of … Continue reading
Last week I introduced Nicholas Abraham de La Framboisiere’s 1600 ‘Le Govvernement Necessaire a Chacun Pour Vivre Longuement en Sante’ (Governance required for everyone to live long in health), and a somewhat ambiguous recipe for Mead for the Eyes. Cinnamon … Continue reading