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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Auf gelegt puochstaben von golde


Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12Source Collection: Bs1, fol. 066vRecipe Nr. 173 Dating: 1460Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian-Alemannic

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Same title: bs1.173Shared ingredients: bs1.173Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


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Auf gelegt puochstaben von golde Item wer grob auff gelegt puochstaben woelle machen von gold der nem ain wenig kreiden vnd Saffran vnd temperirs damit lauter vnd rain vnd formier den puochstaben als er sein sol vnd lass sy trucken werden [67r] So schab ain wenig den grunt vnd Balier In mit ainen zannd vnd leg dann das gold darauf mit ainer duennen ayer klar vnd lass es trucken werden vnd Balier es huebschlich vnd maisterlich mit dem zannd So wirt es gerecht vnd schoen .

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