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
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Pastry in three colours

Auch pachens von dreyerley varben


Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. D II 30Source Collection: Bs2, fol. 309vRecipe Nr. 61 Dating: late 15th c. to early 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: East Franconian-Bavarian

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Same title: bs1.262, bs1.35, gr1.28, gr1.76, h2a.63, bs2.52, bs2.61, wo3b.19Shared ingredients: h2a.63, pa1.19, bs2.61Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: doughPreparation: pastryType: show dish

Auch pachens von dreyerley varben Item wiltu machenn von dreyerley varben pachens eins gruen das ander weisz daz dritt gel So nym eyer vnd thu daz weisz besunder vnd hak petterlein dor vnder vnd nym denn ein pfannen vnd mach sie haisz mit einem smalcz vnd [310r] nym denn ein grunes plat her ausz vnde mach denn ein gelbes plat vonn den dottren vnd das thu auch her ausz vnd clopff den daz weisz vnd mach ein weisz platt vnd leg dy drew pletter vber ein ander daz das gruen an der mitten sey vnd sneid es clein dan zu schachzagel vnd spis es vnd mag den einen taig von ayern vnd von wasser vnd mach in gel vnd zeuch in den durch den taig vnd pack es in einem smalcz vnd zeuch den den spisz her ausz vnd sneid es den noch der leng von ein ander vnd leg es auff dy schussell vnd zuckers gemug vnd versalcz ez nicht

Bs2 - "Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. D II 30"