Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Dumpling, big, pan fried

Ein krappen


Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. D II 30Source Collection: Bs2, fol. 306rRecipe Nr. 41 Dating: late 15th c. to early 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: East Franconian-Bavarian

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Same title: bs2.41, db1.46Shared ingredients: bs2.41Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: -Preparation: dumplingType: -

Ein krappen Item wiltu machen einen grossen krapen so mag einen taig von eytell ayeren vnd mit ein wenig wassers vnde das ez duen werd mit ein wenig melbs vnd geusz den taig mit dem plat in ein pfannen do ein smalcz Innen sey als ein hasselmusz vnd la es packen daz ez vntten rosch sey vnd obenn feucht vnd nymm es denn her ausz vnd full es als ander crapffen mit weinper vnd wen sie gemacht werden so pack sie ob einem fewer in einer pfannen do villig smalcz Imen sey als ander crapffen

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