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
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  • 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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  • Analogy ( ): something other is simulated (“fake” dish)

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Game meat, how to season

Merkch an welhs wildpraett man gewuercz In den haffen tuen Sol oder nicht


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 096vRecipe Nr. 171 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.171, w1.173Shared ingredients: b4.171, w1.173, wo3b.103Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: gamePreparation: -Type: kitchen tip

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