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
  • Speech ( ): active speech act of chef or other individual
  • Excluded ingredient ( ): potential ingredient is actively excluded
  • Compared to… ( ): comparison to suggest shape, measurement, etc.
  • Analogy ( ): something other is simulated (“fake” dish)

Ingredients / Tools: Indexes of ingredient and tool concepts reachable via English translation in brackets trailing Early New High German spelling

Metadata: Transcription and recipe view reachable via buttons next to recipe number under Metadata

Similar recipes: provides information on recipe relationships

Categories show, if decidable, main ingredient, distinct preparation method and type of dish

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Almond puree


Gemues Daz laz wir nue stan vnd von mandel gemues wel wir heben an Man mueß machen mandel ches vnd wan dy nue gesoten ist so thu sy auf ein schuessel vnd schlach dy millich auf eyn tuech [283r] Ein virdung zuckers muestu auf ein essen haben vnd wan dy milch gesoten ist so thu sy auf ein schussel daz sy scheiblig Inder schussel stee Vnd nuzz milch dar an Dy muest mit zucker guet machen wildw daz ches haben so besteck den kes mit mit nuezz keren gar vnd versalcz nicht

Pa1 - "Pannonhalma, Library of Pannonhalma Archabbey, Cod. 118. J. 42"