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
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Beef liver with beef liver puree

Von rindes leber


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 023vRecipe Nr. 206 Dating: part I (cooking recipe collection): mid-15th c., part III: mid-14th c.Origin: possibly Augustinian canon monastery St. Dorothea ViennaLang: Bavarian

Similar recipes:

Same title: b4.203, w1.206Shared ingredients: b4.203, bs1.69, w1.206, m11.31


Main ingredient: offalPreparation: pureeType: savoury

Von rindes leber NIm ein frische rindesleber dy nicht stainyg sey sneid sy in fumf stukch prat sy auf ainem rost wann sy sich gesauert hat so wasch sy inder prue oder in wasser drey stund so prat sy dann gar lasz sy denn kalt werden besneid dy schon stoez der stukch ains in einem moerser vnd tue darczue pheffer Ingwer anais mal das klain zu sammen mit esseich erwell es das ez dikch werd lasz ez kalten leg dy lebern dorin vnd gib ez fur hirsein

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