Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Partridge, boiled

Von rephuner


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 018rRecipe Nr. 156 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: b4.154, w1.156Shared ingredients: w1.156Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: game poultryPreparation: boiledType: -

Von rephuner NIm dreu rephuner vnd mach dy schoen vnd laa dy fuesz vnd den kragen dabey vnd nym dann ain huner prue dy suesz sey vnd seud dy dorin vnd nym I lad ganczen pheffers vnd wasch den schoaen vnd tue in dorin mit den huner vnd losz in sieden als lang als dy huner vnd laa sy auch nicht versieden vnd sneid dann ain aphl lankch vnd klain vnd mach es ab mit gwrczen [18v] mach es ab vnd wenn du wilt an richten so tu den aphel doran Item wildu es gel machen so wierf x mandel chernn in dy sulcz oder mer vnd gib sie hin

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