Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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43 Wie man senff machen sol


Erlangen, Universitätsbibliothek Erlangen-Nürnberg, MS 457Source Collection: Er1, fol. 293rRecipe Nr. 44 Dating: 1439-1443Origin: probably HeilsbronnLang: High German languages

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Same title: b4.257, bs1.13, gr1.98, w1.258, er1.44, wo3b.118, wo3b.63Shared ingredients: er1.44Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: mustardPreparation: sauceType: -

43 Wie man senff machen sol nim vnd stampff den senff so das geschiht so gewesz sydens wasser daran vnd zwir in als ain tayg das two 3 tag navcheinander vnd gewesz des morgens das wasser dar ab vnd zwir in mit einen anderen syedenden wasser an den dritten morgen so reyb in mit byereszich so nim kernn die klain geschnytten seyen vnd gestossen peterling mit sampt der wurcz vnd gesotten regelpirn vnd coriander gestossen vnd gefegt durch ain sib vnd waelsch weinber vnd gescheltten mandel vnd honigsam das two uff das krawtt Vnd two das zuo einer jettlicher bech das sol man mit silber wider wegen von recht als gesunt ist es