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

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Beef as venison

guett wlpratt von rindt fleisch


Berlin, GStA PK, XX. HA, OBA, Nr. 18384Source Collection: B6, fol. 004rRecipe Nr. 7 Dating: mid to late 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

Similar recipes:

Same title: b6.7, w4.99, pa1.4Shared ingredients: b6.7, pa1.4Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: meatPreparation: -Type: fake

Willthu machenn guett wlpratt von rindt fleisch So hack es klein vnd niem einenn sweiß von einem kalb vnd thu denn in einenn haffenn vnd sez es vff ein collenn vnd ruer es biß es sydenn wurdt so gewß es dan vff daß flech So vecht es die gestalt alls wilpratt vnd hack dar vnter eir vnd herthes brott vnd wurtz es woll abe vnd mach dann ballenn dar auß alls die veist vnd seidt die Inne einer fleisch pruee vnd schneidt es klein alls das wilpratt vnd mach ein peffer dar zu vnd wurz es woll vnd lege das wilpratt dar ein vnd versalcz nicht

B6 - "Berlin, GStA PK, XX. HA, OBA, Nr. 18384"