This blog is intended as a very occasional series of rambling notes documenting my thoughts and original research relating to the 1845 Franklin Expedition.
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Victualling Victoria's Navy - 4. Lemon Juice
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At your service! Here I am with lemon trees in my backyard. Although I do squeeze lemons by hand, I can well imagine that the Royal Navy had steam-powered lemon pressing machinery to extract the juice. After all, it was the time of the Industrial Revolution!ReplyDelete
Now let a bottle sit for 3 years and then do a taste test :DReplyDelete