Yes, I said, and I do not believe that there were any such diseases in the days of Asclepius; and this I infer from the circumstance that the hero Eurypylus, after he has been wounded in Homer, drinks a posset of Pramnian wine well besprinkled with barley-meal and grated cheese, which are certainly inflammatory, and yet the sons of Asclepius who were at the Trojan war do not blame the damsel who gives him the drink, or rebuke Patroclus, who is treating his case.
Sucked the blood out of the wound, and sprinkled soothing remedies, but they never prescribed what the patient was afterwards to eat or drink in the case of Menelaus, any more than in the case of Eurypylus; the remedies, as they conceived, were enough to heal any man who before he was wounded was healthy and regular in habits; and even though he did happen to drink a posset of Pramnian wine, he might get well all the same.
There's no comfort for me no more," she went on, the tears coming when she began to speak, "now thy poor feyther's gone, as I'n washed for and mended, an' got's victual for him for thirty 'ear, an' him allays so pleased wi' iverything I done for him, an' used to be so handy an' do the jobs for me when I war ill an' cumbered wi' th' babby, an' made me the posset
an' brought it upstairs as proud as could be, an' carried the lad as war as heavy as two children for five mile an' ne'er grumbled, all the way to Warson Wake, 'cause I wanted to go an' see my sister, as war dead an' gone the very next Christmas as e'er come.
But I was by this time so weary that I could have slept twelve hours at a stretch; I had the taste of sleep in my throat; my joints slept even when my mind was waking; the hot smell of the heather, and the drone of the wild bees, were like possets
to me; and every now and again I would give a jump and find I had been dozing.
As well as a selection of seasonal sandwiches using free-range, organic, local mayonnaise, there are freshly baked leek, fruit and plain scones with clotted cream, homemade butter and Nanteos homemade jam, a gin and lemon meringue and a honey posset
made with produce from the estate's own bee hives.
Its blend of sweetness and zest is inspired by Simon Wood's tutti frutti dessert - a lemon posset
with citrus fruits - which wowed MasterChef judges back in 2015 and has become a staple on the menu at his Manchester restaurant Wood.
Desserts were a lemon, elderflower and Champagne posset
with lemon shortbread, and a cherry, chocolate and almond mousse.
Decadent Scotty Brand Raspberry And Prosecco Posset
(serves two) You'll need ?
Sometimes when you're being good you need a bit of naughty Enter these small yet perfectly formed posset
and compote combos.
I had a white chocolate and Baileys cheesecake with summer berry compote and Mrs Eats went for the lemon posset
with raspberry coulis, fresh raspberry and lemon biscotti (both PS6).
I had a white chocolate and Baileys cheesecake with summer berry compote and on the other side of the table was delivered a lemon posset
with raspberry coulis, fresh raspberry and lemon biscotti (both [pounds sterling]6).
The dryness of your chosen fizz works well with the delicate sweetness of this impressive posset