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
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  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Pear or stone fruit puree

Ain gemuesz von pieren oder von stain obs .


Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12Source Collection: Bs1, fol. 051vRecipe Nr. 129 Dating: 1460Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian-Alemannic

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Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: pureeType: sweet

Ain gemuesz von pieren oder von stain obs . Item Nym oeppfel vnd schell die vnd leg die In ain hafen vnd ze hannd geuss vaist daran vnd lass das also sieden . So nym sy vnd zwier sy vnd schlah ayer daran vnd gewuercz sy vf der schuessel . Aber an ainem vast tag So reib prot darunder an der ayer [52r] stat Das muoss magstu machen von kuetten oder von pieren .

Bs1 - "Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12"