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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Ein gemues


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 013vRecipe Nr. 111 Dating: part I (cooking recipe collection): mid-15th c., part III: mid-14th c.Origin: possibly Augustinian canon monastery St. Dorothea ViennaLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.107, w1.111, w4.4, w4.81, wo7a.73, wo7b.214Shared ingredients: wo8.80, bs1.101, w1.111Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: -Type: -

Ein gemues NIm ein gefuegen hafen mit milch slach xij ayr darczue salcz vnd saffran slach sy mit einem twierel secz die milch mit dem toph in einen wallunden chessl mit wasser las sy darInn sieden als lang als ain rintvleisch so sy gar sein gesoten so gib sy hin an ganczen stukchen vnd gib darauf wol gesmache krewter

*Flan, roasted* (Subrecipe Nr. 1) [cooking recipe] Wildu sy praten so tue sy in ein tuech dy weil sy gancz ist vnd beswer sy mit einem stain sanft von margen bis an den abent sneid si dunn vnd stoesz an einen spis vnd bespreng sy mit salcz vnd mit pheffer vnd gib sy hin

W1 - "Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897"