Four Cocktails Inspired by the Folger Collection
Learn more about—and how to make!—the four cocktails featured at Folger Institute’s upcoming Mixology event.
The coriander connection: Brain health in early modern English recipes and Ayurvedic practices today
An Ayurvedic doctor explores resonances between traditional Indian medicine and an early modern English recipe in the Folger collection that prescribes coriander to “helpe the memorie.”
"To preserve the memorie": Cocktails inspired by the Folger Collection
Mixology is back! Join us as we explore memory, preservation, and (of course!) cocktails in the three-part blog series ‘Mixology and Memorie.’”
Recipes to remember: Coriander, gallyngale, and the legacies of the lost
The Receipt Book of Margaret Baker, compiled in 1675, contains a recipe for a memory-potion called “Confect of Coriander Seed.”