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
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Veal, cooking with

ICh kam hin ein Do vand ich nicht anders Wann ein kalb vnd muest doch dauon essen machen


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 108rRecipe Nr. 238 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.238, bs1.191, w1.239Shared ingredients: b4.238


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ICh kam hin ein Do vand ich nicht anders Wann ein kalb vnd muest doch dauon essen machen SO Nym ein Kalb vnd slach das vnd . vach den Swaiss In ain haissen wein vnd haer das chalb also gancz vnd slach Im das haubt ab vnd . chlewb das haubt von einander Vnd nym das hyernn daraus vnd das ander Wasch schon vnd sewd es rain Dauon mach ein hauptt pressen Nuen nym die fuesss vnd mach daraus ein Sulczen Nym das krass das reyzz vnd . mach es schon nuen nym die wamppen vnd . den magen Recipe breaks off.