Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Chicken, roasted, black crust

Von swarczn huner


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 001vRecipe Nr. 7 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: b4.191, w1.7Shared ingredients: b4.7, w1.7


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: roastType: -

Von swarczn huner NIm leczelten vnd prenn den wol vnd legn In ainn morser vnd stoesz in klain hastu nicht leczelten so nym henyg vnd semel mel vnd prenn das In ainer phann vncz das es swarcz wird vnd loess kalt werden vnd slags durich ein tuech mit ayren vnd pegeus die huner wann sy dann gepratn sein so sol man sew spikchn mit negelein die swarczn mit gulden neglein die roten mit silbren neglein die gruen mit silbren vnd mit gulden

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