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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Pea Furhes

ein furhes aus arbais


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 5486 Source Collection: W4, fol. 091rRecipe Nr. 97 Dating: part I-III: 1451; part IV: 1st half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

Similar recipes:

Same title: w4.97Shared ingredients: w4.97Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: legumePreparation: analogueType: show dish

Wildu ein furhes aus arbais machen So sewd sy daz si nicht muesot werden vnd geprant pfeffer prot vnd treib si do mit durich vnd reib ein lezelten dor vnter oder ein prot vnd nim daz verpruennen prot vnd stoz ez gar chlain vnd tue ez auch dar vnder so wirt ez swarcz vnd nim chlain gesniten zwifel vnd di swais ab In ainem smalcz oder oel di tue dar ein vnd honig vnd wurcz ez vnd mach ein hert prot alz ein hasen kopf vnd tu ez dar ein vnd versalcz nicht etc.

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