Atole / Champurrado / Salep

James Smith jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Tue Dec 4 18:01:07 UTC 2007

So these are "literally" fox's testicles?

> ... one Ar. name of
> the orchis signifying literally, fox's testicles:
> cf. F. salep.]
> [Written also saleb, salop, and saloop.] The dried
> tubers of various
> species of Orchis, and Eulophia. It is used to make
> a nutritious
> beverage by treating the powdered preparation with
> hot water.

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