Barley Water

2 oz well washed barley
into a fry
with the “curl” of the outer peel of a lemon &
a little sugar,
pour over this a pint of boiling water
set it cool
strain it
squeeze a little lemon juice into it –
and when cold it is excellent drink
Last thing at night or early mornings –
cooked fruit baked apples Hot cup of coffee


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This collection of recipes has been digitized from an earlier transcription project and is for informational purposes only. This transcription has not been verified against the originals. Researchers interested in these letters should consult the original documents housed at the BC Archives.

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