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
  • Speech ( ): active speech act of chef or other individual
  • Excluded ingredient ( ): potential ingredient is actively excluded
  • Compared to… ( ): comparison to suggest shape, measurement, etc.
  • Analogy ( ): something other is simulated (“fake” dish)

Ingredients / Tools: Indexes of ingredient and tool concepts reachable via English translation in brackets trailing Early New High German spelling

Metadata: Transcription and recipe view reachable via buttons next to recipe number under Metadata

Similar recipes: provides information on recipe relationships

Categories show, if decidable, main ingredient, distinct preparation method and type of dish

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Mortar chicken

ein morsar chuchlin

Item wil dw ein morsar chuchlin machen so nym semel vnd sneydt Sy wirfflat vnd chlopf air chlain vnd thue dan die semel dar vnder mustat et ander stupp vnd mach es gelb vnd slach dan dar durch prattnew hunern ob dw der hienerr nit haben mugst so nym tauben oder dw magst nemen leberr maglein oder fussel vnd thue dan ein smalcz in einen morsar vnd secz auff ein gluedt vnd gewß dan die ful dar ein vnd laß es pachen vnd es dan hin