Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pancakes, green

Von ainem gruenen pachen also


Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12Source Collection: Bs1, fol. 095vRecipe Nr. 254 Dating: 1460Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian-Alemannic

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Same title: bs1.254Shared ingredients: bs1.254Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pancakeType: show dish

Von ainem gruenen pachen also Item wiltu gruene pletter pachen dar zue muost du haben guot gewuercz vnd die fuell die get von ayren zue vnd die fuell streich vf wann das gewuerczt sey vnd thue auch Saffran daran . Wiltu es dann nit von ayren haben So nym wein an die stat wann der taig gemacht ist So nym ain schmalcz In ain pfannen vnd stoesz die oertter pedeu In ainen taig vnd pach das an [96r] die stat vnd wann es dann gepachen ist So leg es dann fuer dich auf ainen tisch vnd schneid das pachens nach der lennge oder nach der zwitrich oder wie du wild vnd thue oder saee zucker darauf .

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