Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Wafers, stuffed with grape and apple, batter fried

Aber ein gepachens


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 027rRecipe Nr. 237 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: b4.236, w1.237Shared ingredients: b4.236, w1.237Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: deep friedType: -

Aber ein gepachens MAch ein full von weinperrn vnd von oephel dorzu mustu zuker vnd ander gwuercz habem nu nym schoen oblat nym der fuell vnd streichs auf das ain oblat nym das ander vnd leg es darauf vnd tukch es nicht zu vast also mach ir wye vil du wild nu nym vnd mach ein duannen taig von ayren ist es in der vasten so mach in von wein wildu dy oblat gancz pachen so zeuch sy mit den ortern durich den taig wildu nicht dos tun so sneid sie zu stukchen vnd tue in auch also gib es hin mit zuker es ist pald gepachen

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