Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Green ginger syrup

Ainen Syroppel In gruen ymber


Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12Source Collection: Bs1, fol. 058vRecipe Nr. 154 Dating: 1460Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian-Alemannic

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Ainen Syroppel In gruen ymber Item wiltu guot ymber gruenne machen vast Als man sy pringt von damasco . So nymm ain warm wasser vnd thue den ymber ueber nacht darein vnd lass doch das wasser stan ueber nacht pej einem klainen gluetlein So ist der ymber des nachtes wol waich worden So nym In vnd schell die haut dauon mit ainem messer vnd derr die haut vnd stoesz sy zue puluer Dornach nym hoenig vnd laeutter das also das der schaim dauon kumm . Item zue vier lot nym ain lot weisser ymber gestossner vnd zwaj lot naegelein Item drew lot zucker geriben . Ain [59r] lot zimenRinden Das thue alles mit dem weissenn ymber In ain pfannen vnd lass es ain guoten lanngen wall thuen So ist der Syroppel gerecht . Item Nym glasirte krueglein die Innen vnd aussen ge glasirt sein vnd leg zwelff stuck In ain krueglein vnd geuss den syroppel daran pisz das die krueglein vol werden So ist er guot .

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