Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pancake pastry

Ein kuche


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 025vRecipe Nr. 223 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: b4.222, w1.223Shared ingredients: w1.223, w1.225, k1.87, pa1.82, so1.61


Main ingredient: pancakePreparation: pastryType: -

Ein kuche MAch ein plat von zwain ayren nym des doberis vnd mach den mit sidundem wasser also dunn das er klebem mug vnd claib in auf das plat an vir enden entwerhs vber vnd wint das zusamen vnd zeuch es durich ein ayr taig mit einer walczen das er duann werd doch in einer dikch als ain halmm vnd prat als ein kuchen

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