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
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  • Analogy ( ): something other is simulated (“fake” dish)

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Roe-deer meat puree

Ein gut Rechmuesz


Köln, Historisches Archiv der Stadt Köln, Best. 7004, 27Source Collection: K1, fol. 016rRecipe Nr. 77 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c. (Menne/Ehlert); 16th c. (Finger et al.)Origin: place of origin unknownLang: West Central German

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Same title: k1.77, k1.81, so1.51, so1.55Shared ingredients: k1.77, so1.51Same ingredients in following recipe: 4Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: gamePreparation: pureeType: -

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K1 - "Köln, Historisches Archiv der Stadt Köln, Best. 7004, 27"