Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Fieldfare, with liver sauce

ein leber sulcze von rechaltern vogelen


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. fol. 244 Source Collection: B1, fol. 290rRecipe Nr. 34 Dating: ca. 1445Origin: area of MainzLang: Rhine Franconian

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Same title: b1.34Shared ingredients: b1.34Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: offalPreparation: -Type: -

Wiltu machen ein leber sulcze von rechaltern vogelen so nym die vogel vnd bereyt sie schone vnd lasz die magen gancze dain vnd erwelle sie in einer pannen mit fleische bruewe dar nach brait sie in smalcze So nym dan ein leber von eime schaff odir von eime kalbe vnd stosz die wol vnd nym also vil brots auch darczu vnd gusz wenig wins vnde esziges dar ane vnd slach isz durch ein duche vnd worcze isz vnd verbe isz wol vnde laisz isz erwallen vnd gip die vogel darueff