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
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Chicken, clucking on the table

ein huen das auff dem tisch kra


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 051vRecipe Nr. 158 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.158Shared ingredients: gr1.158Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: complexType: show dish

Item wil dw machen ein huen das auff dem tisch kra so gee hin vnd tott das huen das ym der chragen gancz beleib wider dw es das dw es nicht zerreist nym den chropff hindten ausser das er vor gancz beleib vmb den chroppel mach das Im der hals stee als eim huen der da krat pratt dw es chuell ab vnd begewß offt mit smalcz wan es pratten sey so thue ym chochsilber in den leib vnd hals das man es dann Snell fuer secz so chrat es dan auff dem tisch vnd ist selczsam etc.