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
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Pancake in three colours


Brixen/Bressanone, Bibliothek des Priesterseminars, Cod. I 5 (Nr. 125)Source Collection: Br1, fol. 234rRecipe Nr. 24 Dating: ca. 1430/40 (Adamson 1996, 291); mid-15th c. (Honold 2005, 26)Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: br1.24, wo3b.186Shared ingredients: wo3b.53, wo7a.82, br1.21, br1.24, bs1.35, gr1.205, k1.87, m11.53, m11.54, pa1.13, pa1.40, so1.61, so1.61#sub1, bs2.35, db1.37, db1.40, ds1.50, ds1.51, wo3b.12, wo3b.183, wo3b.186Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pancakeType: show dish

So mach dreyerlay pleter grueen weis vnd roett vnd daz die woll gewuerczt sein vnd beklen die pleter woll yecz plat mit seinar gestalt . mit ayern vnd leg sew dan zehawffen vber ein ander . wol gestrichen mit ayern in ainer phann mit smalcz gepachen alz einen andern kueechen . ker in vmb sey im sein not da mit ist er perait

Br1 - "Brixen/Bressanone, Bibliothek des Priesterseminars, Cod. I 5 (Nr. 125)"