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
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
  • Opener: phrase opening a recipe text
  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
  • Ref.: reference to another recipe
  • Kitchen Tip: set of actions concerning cooking
  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Elixir against abscess

Ein tranck etc.


Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. D II 30Source Collection: Bs2, fol. 310rRecipe Nr. 64 Dating: late 15th c. to early 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: East Franconian-Bavarian

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Same title: h2a.65, bs2.64, wo3b.23Shared ingredients: h2a.65, bs2.64, wo1a.6Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: -Preparation: drinkType: medicinal

Ein tranck etc.[310v] Item wiltu machen ein edel getranck daz dir kein drusz in eynem Iar wirt vnd dir kein aytter in eynnen Iar nit kan schaden So nym wermutt vnd sewd dy in gaisz milch vnd wen dy gesotten sey so seich sie durch ein tuch vnd trinck das nachts vnd morgens nuchtern so pistu sicher vor dem aytter vnd vor denn drussen etc.

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