Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pancake, stuffed with pears, apples and pork

Ain frombder Syn Von praten pieren


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 076vRecipe Nr. 27 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Ain frombder Syn Von praten pieren NYm ein gepratnew pieren vnd rach Sawr holcz opphel vnd gesotten sweinein vnder wachsen fleisch pheffer Saffran Aneis daz pach alles vnd mach es waich vnd mit rochen ayren das es zusamen chleben mueg So mach denn ein plat von ayeren vnd zutail daz Codiment geleich darauff wintt das plat zesamen vnd zeuch ein ayrein taig darvber pach es hertt in smalcz stich das durch ein spiss prat es vnd peslach es mit ayren vnd mit smalcz wenn es schawmpt So ist es gar gesotten so gib es hin

*Pancake, stuffed with pears, apples and pork, and larded* (Subrecipe Nr. 1) [cooking recipe] Mann mag es spikchen als ein rech pratten er mag es wermmen bey dem fewr das haist pieren pratten