Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Roman cicken

ein romisch huen


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 067rRecipe Nr. 195 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.195Shared ingredients: gr1.195Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: pastryType: foreign

Item ein romisch huen Nym Iunge hunr [67v] vnd laß sy czwm ersten woll sieden vnd czegelider die czw vir stucken schlach ayr auß so vil dich duncht das dw ir bedurffest petter sil vnd saluan hack chlain Reib ein wenig semel dar vnder vnd gburcz das mit czymmerrintten Ingber vnd salcz ein wenig mach smalcz hayß in einem morsar vnd leg die hueren dar ein In das haiß smalcz vnd temperir dy semel pettersil vnd salua vnd das gburcz dar vnder vnd gewß in den morsar vber dy hunr vnd pach es chuell ab das es sich woll durch cziech vnd gibs haiß czw essen etc.