acqua di miele alla luganese (honey water)

1 Quart
1 quart Wine, red, dry
1 cup Honey
1 each Cinnamon stick
 3 more days in the sun.

Combine the wine and honey in a bowl and mix well. Add the cinnamon stick. Cover and let stand in the sun for 3 days. Stir occasionally.

Remove the cinnamon. Pour into bottles or glass jars and seal. Let stand

This used to be given to children and anybody else who needed a strengthening drink - for a cold, or before going swimming in Lake Lugano.

From "The Swiss Cookbook" by Nika Standen Hazelton, MM by donw1948@...

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