peebee wrote:Maud wrote:and what was that stuff called in a brown glass jar with a yellow and blue label that looked like the sun? - Might have got the colours wrong with the label, but it was. 'Malted'something?
I think you will find it was malt extract. Used in home brewing now
Edit :- http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/children/8971466/Just-a-spoonful-of-malt-extract-could-banish-winter-sniffles.html
I remember it as cod liver oil and malt mixture. Bob.