Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


Buttons underneath highlight semantic annotation visualisation, buttons are displayed in relation to the annotation of the text (if a button is not here, the data is not annotated!)

  • 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
  • Ref.: reference to another recipe
  • 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
  • Speech ( ): active speech act of chef or other individual
  • Excluded ingredient ( ): potential ingredient is actively excluded
  • Compared to… ( ): comparison to suggest shape, measurement, etc.
  • Analogy ( ): something other is simulated (“fake” dish)

Ingredients / Tools: Indexes of ingredient and tool concepts reachable via English translation in brackets trailing Early New High German spelling

Metadata: Transcription and recipe view reachable via buttons next to recipe number under Metadata

Similar recipes: provides information on recipe relationships

Categories show, if decidable, main ingredient, distinct preparation method and type of dish

License and citation suggestion available via buttons next to manuscript signature below the manuscript image.

Opium poppy cheese

Von ainem Magen keas . etc.


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 080rRecipe Nr. 51 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

Similar recipes:

Same title: b4.51, b4.63, w1.53, w1.65Shared ingredients: b4.51, w1.53


Main ingredient: seedsPreparation: analogueType: -

Von ainem Magen keas . etc. [80v] NYm den magen Vnd stozz den klain vnd solt In rain waschen vnd sewd In vnd nym den schotten oben ab vnd tuee In In ein Reindelein mit oell nym zwen opphel vnd sneid sy nach der leng rost In In einem Oll vnd tue sy darauff dauon do sol man nuezz milich Innen machen vnd mit zukcher sol die milich suezz sein