Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Beef puree

Aber ein gmues von rintvleisch


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 010vRecipe Nr. 79 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: b4.77, w1.79Shared ingredients: w1.79Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: meatPreparation: pureeType: savoury

Aber ein gmues von rintvleisch NIm rintvleisch es sey gruen oder gedigen das lasz vorsieden hakch ez chlain du muest haben swais von huner oder von einem lamp haben so rur es als lang bis es walt nym esseich vnd tue den swais daran vnd ruer ez bis erwelt das gehachkt vleisch tue daran als vil das es genueg sey ein prot reib darin vnd ein rein smalcz tue daran so wirt es slecht von vnd ein wenig gwuercz tue daran so smekcht es wol wann du richtest an so strewu ain puluer daran

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