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
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Almond jelly

ein hofflich tziger von mandel


Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Cod. S 490Source Collection: So1, fol. 003rRecipe Nr. 23 Dating: not before 1487Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Upper German

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Same title: b3.6, k1.43, so1.23Shared ingredients: so1.23Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: aspicType: show dish

§ liiij Item wiltu machen ein hofflich tziger von mandel So nim mandel als uil du wilt stos denn klein vnd strich in durch ein tuoch mit wasser und mach die milch warm in einem haffenn Brue si gar wol nuen ein gelepte brue von fischenn vnd bersig oder von kelbren oder schaff fuessen gesoten wol luter gestanden ab gesaltzenn vnd die mandel milch damit verstrickt las er kaltenn vnd gestann Als ein sultz brich si damit uff in ein schueslen vnd Besee es mit zucker vnd setz es fuer

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