Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Sour cream pastry puree

Ein ander gmues


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 017vRecipe Nr. 149 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: b4.145, w1.149Shared ingredients: w1.149Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: dairyPreparation: pureeType: savoury

Ein ander gmues NIm sauren milram mach ein taig von ayren vnd von semel mel nym zwier als vil milrams das es icht zu dunn werd in rechter mosz geus in ein smalczige phann zeuch ez ab auf kolen das icht stinkchund werd nu nym ein verglasts reindlein mit ein winczig smalcz vnd das gmues in das reindlein das fech rain secz ez auf ain kol wenn du es an wilt richten so les den raum von dem podem vnd leg in auf das gmues wildu es in dem reindlein gebem so strew gwuercz darauf vnd gib ez hin

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