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To make Sagoo Gruel


  • 4 ounces of sagoo
  • 1 blade or 2 of mace
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • 1 pint of claret wine
  • candid orange
  • juice of a lemon
  • sugar


Take the sagoo and wash it, set it over a slow fire to cree, in two quarts of spring water, let it boil whilst it be thickish and soft, put in the mace and cinnamon, let it boil in a while, and then put in a little more water; take it off, put to it the claret wine, and a little candid orange; shift them, then put in the juice of a lemon, and sweeten it to your taste; so serve them up.


English Housewifry (1764).


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