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
  • Excluded ingredient ( ): potential ingredient is actively excluded
  • Compared to… ( ): comparison to suggest shape, measurement, etc.
  • Analogy ( ): something other is simulated (“fake” dish)

Ingredients / Tools: Indexes of ingredient and tool concepts reachable via English translation in brackets trailing Early New High German spelling

Metadata: Transcription and recipe view reachable via buttons next to recipe number under Metadata

Similar recipes: provides information on recipe relationships

Categories show, if decidable, main ingredient, distinct preparation method and type of dish

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Pear puree

Ein guote fuelle .

Ein guote fuelle . Wiltu machen Ein spise besnide biern schoene vnd spalt in viere vnd lege sie in einen hafen . vnd bedecke den hafen vnd becleibe ez mit teyge daz der bradem iht vz muege denne bestuertze den hafen mit einer witen stuertzen . vnd lege dar vmeme glueende koln . vnd laz ez langsam backen . so nim denne die birn her vz vnd tuo reines honiges dor zvo also vil . als der birn ist . vnd suede ez mit . [157v] ein ander daz ez dicke werde . vnd gibz hin . Also mahtu auch von epfeln . vnd von kueten aber man sol pfeffers genuoc dar zvo tuon .