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
  • Name: proper name of dish
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
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Leek puree

Von lauch


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 011vRecipe Nr. 91 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: b4.138, b4.88, w1.142, w1.91, m11.67, ds1.61, b1.23, wo1a.33, wo3b.91Shared ingredients: b4.88, w1.91Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: vegetablesPreparation: pureeType: savoury

Von lauch [12r] NIm die weissen kalen vnd sy klain vnd legs in ain kalts wasser vber nacht so nym des margens vnd pall in aus vnd sevd in bey ainem guetem feuer in ainem welling wasser so er dorInn gesoten hat so geus das wasser hin vnd geus ain mandel milch oder magen milch daran ob du wilt so sneid hausen daz vaist daran oder spekch vnd la das sieden

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