Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pancake pastry

Von ainem Chueech etc.


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 105vRecipe Nr. 222 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.222, w1.223Shared ingredients: b4.222, k1.87, so1.61, bs2.41Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: pancakePreparation: pastryType: -

Von ainem Chueech etc. MAch ain plat von zwayn ayeren Nym des Doberis vnd mach den mit siedunden wasser also duenn das er chleben mueg vnd claib In auff das plat an vier enden entwerchs vber vnd wintt das zu sammen vnd zeuch es durch ein ayr taig mit einer walczen das er duenn werd doch In der dikch als ein halbem vnd praitt als ein Chueech