Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Almond and walnut puree

ein acker muss


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 079rRecipe Nr. 230 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.230Shared ingredients: gr1.230Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: pureeType: -

WElt ir machen ein acker muss So nembt ein 1/2 tail mandel lass dy sieden stoss dy chlain slachs durich vnd lass halbs sieden walisch nuss schell schonn czw ainem essen hack sy chlain als ein hiersprein auff ain schon hackprett wann dw an richten wilt als dy mandel milich gesotten ist so tue dy nuss dar Inn machs ab mit czucker das es suess sey salcz czw massen dy nuss lass nicht lang sieden oder wan wilt so thue dy nuss dar ein der sullen als vill sein das es da vonn dick werde etc.