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this went down very well at today's museum picture swap meeting, so I figured I'd post mny way of making this tasty Vergilian snack:

You need

2 litres of milk (preferably goat or sheep, skim milk is fine)
4-5 tbsp of vinegar
(alternatively, 1/2lb of young feta cheese)

1/2 bulb of garlic
2 spring onions (or 1/2 small leek)
a handful of celery leaves
a tablespoon of chopped rue (optional)
olive oil

Heat milk to near boiling point and add vinegar. Stir in quickly, remove from the heat and keep stirring as it cools. Pour through a cheesecloth and drain off curds, squeeze out and let stand for 1-2 hours.

Peel garlic cloves, wash and coarsely cut up spring onions, wash celery leaves and rue and process all together in a blender or food processor. Add cheese curds (or feta cheese) and keep processing. Slowly add oil until a smooth, creamy, homogenous mass develops. Salt to taste.

It's green, it's strong, it's delicious with wholemeal bread, it's good for you, and the next morning your breath can melt steel Smile And you can also make it by hand in a mortar when people are watching.
Der Kessel ist voll Bärks!

Volker Bach
Ancients gad the cure for brath!
Is xcalled spearmend. And NO I do no mean in chewing gum.
In Byzantine times it was served as tea!

Kind regards

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