Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Chicken claws with veal dumplings

Von huner fuessen ein essen


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 017rRecipe Nr. 148 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: b4.144, w1.148Shared ingredients: b4.144, w1.148Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: meatPreparation: dumplingsType: -

Von huner fuessen ein essen [17v] NIm loetig fuezz von Iungen huner nym ein guet mager kalbvleisch vnd hakch das klain vnd mach das ab mit guetem gwuercz in die vvll wirf gancze negel wiltu es auf ain essen haben so nym ij ayr daran vnd wann dy vvll berait ist vnd das ez auch nicht dunn sey so mach denn klaine knodlein douon so tue denn dy vvll in dy claen vnd nym ain vleisch prue vnd lass wol sieden in einer phann so tue dann dy claen darin vnd wenn sew nu gestrekcht sein so nym ein chessel vnd tue darin ein raine prue vnd tue dy pellein in dy fuesz vnd tue sy in dy haissen pruee so werden sy chrump das sy beleibem vnd lasz sy sieden vncz an dy staet mach ein geliberte prue daran vnd losz nicht versieden gib es hin

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