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
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Damson puree

Ein kluoge spise . von pflumen .


München, Universitätsbibl., Cim. 4 (= 2° Cod. ms. 731)Source Collection: M11, fol. 157rRecipe Nr. 10 Dating: approx. 1345-1354Origin: WürzburgLang: East Franconian

Similar recipes:

Same title: b4.106, b4.136, w1.110, w1.140, w4.9, m11.10, ds1.10Shared ingredients: m11.10Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: pureeType: sweet

Ein kluoge spise . von pflumen . Man sol nemen kriechen . also . so sie zitig sin vnd tuo die in einen erinen hafen . vnd guez dor vf win oder wazzer . daz si wol zvo kinen . vnd lazze si sieden vnd zvo stoezze sie denne daz die kern niht brechen . vnd slahe die durch ein sip . vnd tuo eine sniten schoenes broetes dar zvo . vnd honic vnd laz ez zvo gen . vnd tuo daz dor zvo vnd win oder wazzer . vnd guezze ez zvo dem muose . mit truckem gestoezzeme krute . also maht du auch wol machen kyrsen muos oder spilinge muos