Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
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Peas, roasted on a spit

Arbass praten an einem spisz


Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12Source Collection: Bs1, fol. 081vRecipe Nr. 205 Dating: 1460Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian-Alemannic

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Same title: bs1.205, h2a.17, bs2.9, wo7b.93Shared ingredients: bs1.205Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: legumesPreparation: roastType: show dish

Arbass praten an einem spisz Item wiltu mer arbaß haben da mach praten von vnd die arbasz suellen schon geschwoellt sein vnd stoesz sy vnd thue gewuercz [82r] daran vnd zucker So wirt es suesz dauon vnd nym ein mel So wirt es zaech wenn die arbaiss berait sind So nym ainen spiss vnd wennds darumbe So hastu den praten gewiss Nym tattel koren vnd schneids nach der lennge klain vnd spick den praten klain damit vnd prat In sauber vnd gib In hin vnd guote sallsen daran vnd dar zue .

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