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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  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
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  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Pastry in seven colours

von einem gepachem von Siben farben


Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12Source Collection: Bs1, fol. 104rRecipe Nr. 278 Dating: 1460Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian-Alemannic

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Same title: bs1.278, bs1.39, b1.69Shared ingredients: bs1.262, bs1.278, h2a.63, k1.87, so1.61Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: doughPreparation: pastryType: show dish

von einem gepachem von Siben farben Item ein gepacheins von Siben farben etc. Bestreich ein pfannen wol mit schmalcz vnd schlah kallte ayr darein doch das es nit an prynne vnd faerb ein yeglichs klar das du wild mit der farbe [104v] wann du sy also pachest wie du wild So legs auf ain annder vnd ueber streichs mit ainem duennen taiglein das mit ayren sey gemacht vnd legs In die pfannen mit schmalcz So wechst es zue samen vnd ist hofflich .

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