Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pagan pastry on a skewer

Wiltu machen einen kuchen an einem spisz von einem haidinischen teig


Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. D II 30Source Collection: Bs2, fol. 304vRecipe Nr. 31 Dating: late 15th c. to early 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: East Franconian-Bavarian

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Same title: bs2.31Shared ingredients: k1.87, so1.61, bs2.31Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: doughPreparation: pastryType: foreign

Wiltu machen einen kuchen an einem spisz von einem haidinischen teig So nym vnd bereitt in wol von zweyen oder von zweyerley varben vnd leg sie neben ein ander noch der leng daz einer den andren nit beruren mug vnd besneide denn einen tail mitt dem messer an einem ortt vnd wint es vmb ein holczlin spisz vnd besla es mit ayren [305r] tottern an den ortten so pleibt er dir gantz vnd pratt in nit zu haisz vnd versalcz in nit

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