A tempting recipe for Medd made with honey, water, lemons, cloves, sugar, ginger, yeast and bread.
2.3 liters honey
9 liters water
30 g cloves
900 g sugar
1 piece scoured ginger
60 g yeast
1 piece bread
1. Spread the yeast on a piece of bread.
2. Boil the water, honey and sugar. Stand in an earthenware pot. Skim off any scum. Add lemon juice, cloves and ginger. Leave to cool. When just warm, float the bread and yeast on the top. Cover with a clean cloth. Leave for about 6-8 days.
3. Strain and bottle. Corks should be loose to start with. Leave for at least 5-6 months.