- 1/2 pint of port wine
- 1/2 pint of strong vinegar
- juice and grated peel of 2 large lemons
- 1/4 ounce of cayenne
- 12 blades of mace
- 1/4 ounce of powdered cochineal
Mix together. Let it infuse a fortnight, stirring it several times a day. Then boil it ten minutes, strain it, and bottle it for use.
Eat it with any sort of fish or game. It will give a fine pink tinge to melted butter.
Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches (1840).
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