Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Roe-deer blood puree


Brixen/Bressanone, Bibliothek des Priesterseminars, Cod. I 5 (Nr. 125)Source Collection: Br1, fol. 235rRecipe Nr. 34 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: br1.34, h2a.37, h2b.21, w4.36, bs2.22, db1.48, wo3b.139Shared ingredients: br1.34, h2a.37, h2b.21, bs2.22Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: game offalPreparation: pureeType: -

So nim eins lebczelten alz vil dich sein genueg vnd prenn in ab auff ain choln alz ain pheffer prat [235v] vnd sewd in dann in einem wein alz dikch dw muegst vnd zewch in durich ain tuech alz dikch dw auch muegst vnd vass ez dan in den rech swaiz vnd laz ez sieden auff ainem koln in wew dw wellest vnd tw ein wenig honigz dar ein daz ez sueez sey vnd woll gewuerczt vnd ob er dir ze duenn sey so hilff im mit einem wenigen geriben pratt vnd smelcz ez so ist ez perait

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