Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Giblets puree with boiled chicken

ein guet essen von hennen


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 5486 Source Collection: W4, fol. 093rRecipe Nr. 130 Dating: part I-III: 1451; part IV: 1st half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: w4.130Shared ingredients: w4.130, wo8.11, wo8.6Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultry offalPreparation: pureeType: -

Wildu ein guet essen von hennen geben So nym die Iungen hueener vnd di stoz dy fuslein kreglein leberlein vnd die haelslein vnd mach ein gestossen hueen [93v] dar aus vnd sewd dann die hueener alz vil du ir dann wild vnd di gib dann dar In Indem gemueez daz ist auch seldsam essen

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