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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Electuary for the chest

zuo der brust ein guote latwerge


Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Cod. S 490Source Collection: So1, fol. 023rRecipe Nr. 115 Dating: not before 1487Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Upper German

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Same title: k1.152, so1.115Shared ingredients: so1.115Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: -Preparation: electuaryType: -

§ xxv Item zuo der brust ein guote latwerge nim wissenn rettich ysop vnd allant diptan vnd ingwer daz stos zuo bulfer temperier si mit honig zuo einer latwerg als es gewonheit ist zuo latwergenn machen wiltu si besser haben so tuo dar zuo ziment vnd nusget oder ander spicirie Die guot sin du magst och nemen enziann venedisch zitwen langen pfaffer calmus galgan vnd stein wuertz oder andre gegewuertz nach dem vnd dir zimpt dienstlich dar zuo sin vnd vnder einandern temperiern wie oben statt zuo einer lattwergen

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