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To Make White Leach


Take sweet Almonds blanched and beaten with Rosewater, then strained with fair water, wherein hath been boiled Aniseeds and Ginger, put to it as much cream, wherein pure Isinglass hath been boiled, as will make it stiff, and as much Sugar as you please; let it be scalding hot, then run it through a strainer, and when it is cold, slice it out, it is very good for a weak body.

To Make Red Leach or Yellow

Red by putting Tornsel into it, or Cochineal; Yellow by putting Saffron in it.


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The Queen-like Closet or Rich Cabinet (1672).

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