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
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  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Sour cherries or sweet cherries, how to preserve

frucht die man vber jar behaltenn mag


Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Cod. S 490Source Collection: So1, fol. 001vRecipe Nr. 10 Dating: not before 1487Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Upper German

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Same title: k1.31#sub3, so1.10Shared ingredients: k1.31, so1.10Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: preserveType: -

§ xli Item frucht die man vber jar behaltenn mag zuo kochenn Der wieg sellen oder kirssen in dem bach offenn behalte sie in einem keskorb der do luftig sie obnen in einem haus wen du ir bedarfft zuor seltzame in der fastenn oder zuo andren zitten wen du es habenn wilt So lege si in ein schone schueslenn vnd gues frisch brun wasser dar uf so kumen si wider in die rechte alte craft die mag man fuer gest tragen vnd siech luet damit erfermenn vnd aller leu muesser dauon machenn als vor statt

So1 - "Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Cod. S 490"