2 tablespoonfuls of the crumbs of stale white bread
1 glass of white wine
a grated lemon
a little nutmeg
Put water and white sugar on the fire, and just before it boils add crumbs of stale white bread, stir it well, and let it boil three or four minutes, then add white wine, a grated lemon and a little nutmeg; let it boil up once, then remove it from the fire, and keep it closely covered until it is wanted for use.