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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Chicken puree

von ainem huener muoss


Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12Source Collection: Bs1, fol. 102rRecipe Nr. 269 Dating: 1460Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian-Alemannic


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: pureeType: savoury

von ainem huener muoss Item die huener die wol gesotten sind [102v] die schlah durch mit weissem prot das gepaet sey vf ainem rost das haist ain huener muosz vnd roest es wol .

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