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Catholic Recipe: Rosolio Liqueur

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup honey
  • 5 cups fragrant rose petals (or a few drops of rose oil, available at health food stores)
  • 1 quart clear spirit
  • Details

  • Yield: 1 quart
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 21+
  • Origin: Italy

A traditional liqueur with the sweet savor of rose petals, reputedly invented by a doctor from Padua called Michele Savonarola (fourteenth to fifteenth century).

DIRECTIONS

Pour the honey, rose petals and alcohol into a wide-mouthed bottle. Hermetically seal, shake well and then leave the liquid to steep in a cool, dark place.

One month later, filter the liquid, decant into a bottle and then leave for another 2 months. This drink makes an excellent accompaniment to desserts.

Recipe Source: Buon Appetito, Your Holiness: The Secrets of the Papal Table by Mariangela Rinaldi and Mariangela Vicini, Arcade Publishing, New York, 2000
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