Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Broad bean polenta

pan prein


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 078rRecipe Nr. 227 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.67, gr1.227, w1.69Shared ingredients: gr1.227Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: legumesPreparation: polentaType: -

ITem wil dw machen pan prein So nym pan vnd wasch schon mit ainem kchalt gus sewds schon das sy nicht czw waich sein vnd czehert thue sy her ausss vnd lass chalt werden nym ain raine schussel vnd ein schon stossel reibs schon al so daz dw ir nicht darffest durch slachen wan dw sy an wilt richten so streich sy das sy weiss beleyben mach ain milich welicher lay dw wilt dy tue dar an czw den vbrigen pan nym ain prue von arbayssen mit oll [78v] machs dick das gib haysss hin das ist ain muss von pan als ain suppen