Ingredient: claretAlso Known As: Bordeaux What it is: Wine
Ingredient: waterWhat it is: Additive
Ingredient: powdered sugarAlso Known As: Superfine sugar What it is: Additive
Ingredient: cinnamonWhat it is: Spice
Ingredient: cloveWhat it is: Spice
Ingredient: allspiceAlso Known As: Jamaica pepper What it is: Spice
A spice which is the dried unripe fruit ("berries") of Pimenta dioica. The name "allspice" was coined as early as 1621 by the English, who thought it combined the flavour of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
Ingredient: lemonWhat it is: Fruit
To a bottle of thin claret add half a pint of cold water, a table-spoonful of finely powdered sugar, and a teaspoonful of cinnamon, cloves, and allspice, finely powdered and mixed together. Mix all well together, then add half the thin rind of a small lemon. This is a delicious summer beverage for evening parties. See No. 191.