Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
  • Tool: equipment used in cooking
  • Name: proper name of dish
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Mortar pancake, green

ein guettenn weyschenn kuchen


Berlin, GStA PK, XX. HA, OBA, Nr. 18384Source Collection: B6, fol. 006rRecipe Nr. 15 Dating: mid to late 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b6.15, h2a.35, h2b.19, a1b.9, bs2.20, db1.30, wo3b.177Shared ingredients: b6.15, h2b.19Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pancakeType: -

Wilthu machenn ein guettenn weyschenn kuchen So nim vff zehennn Eyr vnd zu schlag die woll vnd nim dor zu pettersilgennn vnd ruere es vndter ein ander vnd nyme einen morsser vnd secz in vff ein glutt [6v] vnndt thu dor ein einenn loffell voll smalcz vnd loß das heyß werden vnd geweß die eir dor ein vnd laß es kulle backenn vnd richt es dann allso ganz ann versalz nytt

B6 - "Berlin, GStA PK, XX. HA, OBA, Nr. 18384"