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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Tench aspic

von einer Sulcz die da gesteet von schleinen


Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12Source Collection: Bs1, fol. 104rRecipe Nr. 277 Dating: 1460Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian-Alemannic

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Main ingredient: fishPreparation: aspicType: -

von einer Sulcz die da gesteet von schleinen Item Nym schlein vnd thue die auf vnd thue darein sallcz vnd gewuercz vnd henngks hinder den ofen vnd lasz duerr werden vnd nym hartz von den pauemen vnd lass duerr werden vnd stoesz vndereinannder vnd sibs durch ain siblein vnd wann du sullczen wild So thue des pulluers darein So gestet sy dauon .

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