Showing posts from September 17, 2017

Evidence in Funny Places

I'm working on the vinegar recipes in Qimin Yaoshu , and one of the recipes contains a line that offers some useful insight into the wine making business: 至十月中,如壓酒法,毛袋壓出,則貯之。 When it has become the tenth month, press it with a wool bag as if you were pressing wine, and then store it. Seems like I've been on the right track using cheesecloth and nylon bags, although I would like to get a bag made from mohair or something like that eventually.