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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.
1)A friendly and warm gretting.
 
   
 
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]].
2)A tonic made from plant matter (eg fruits, vegetables, leaves).
 
Medeival cordials could be alcoholic or non-alcoholic and were generally consumed for their presumed good effects upon the person's health.
 
   
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==Specific cordials==
Modern fruit cordials (concentrates of fruit juice and sugar which are diluted wth water) availible in australia (but strangely rare in nothern europe) bear some similarity to certain medeival cordials, and are thus often provided to drink at feasts in Lochac.
 
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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