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A '''cordial''' is a [[tonic]] made from plant matter (eg [[fruit]]s, [[vegetables]], leaves). [[Medieval]] cordials could be [[alcohol]]ic or non-alcoholic, and were generally consumed for their presumed good effects upon the person's health. [[Sekanjabin]] is an good example of a simple non-alcoholic cordial.
a friendly and warm gretting.
 
   
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Modern fruit cordials (concentrates of fruit juice and [[sugar]] which are diluted with water) available in [[Australia]] (but strangely rare in northern [[Europe]] and [[North America]] - the North American equivalent is a powder rather than a syrup, such as Kool-Aid) bear some similarity to certain medieval cordials, and are thus often provided to drink at feasts in [[Lochac]].
a tonic
 
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==Specific cordials==
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''Non-alcholic''
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* [[Sekanjabin]]
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''Alcoholic''
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* [[Cherry Cordial]]
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== External Links ==
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* [http://moas.atlantia.sca.org/wsnlinks/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=255 Atlantian A&S Links: Cordials and Liqueur]
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[[category:food]]
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[[category:alcohol]]

Latest revision as of 01:07, 28 February 2010

A cordial is a tonic made from plant matter (eg fruits, vegetables, leaves). Medieval cordials could be alcoholic or non-alcoholic, and were generally consumed for their presumed good effects upon the person's health. Sekanjabin is an good example of a simple non-alcoholic cordial.

Modern fruit cordials (concentrates of fruit juice and sugar which are diluted with water) available in Australia (but strangely rare in northern Europe and North America - the North American equivalent is a powder rather than a syrup, such as Kool-Aid) bear some similarity to certain medieval cordials, and are thus often provided to drink at feasts in Lochac.

Specific cordials

Non-alcholic

Alcoholic

External Links