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
  • Opener: phrase opening a recipe text
  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
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  • Kitchen Tip: set of actions concerning cooking
  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Cream custard tart

Ein Rom dortten zumachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.3-5 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo10, fol. 275rRecipe Nr. 57 Dating: 16th c. (1543)Origin: place of origin unknownLang: High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: wo10c.57, wo10c.66Shared ingredients: wo10c.57, wo10c.69, wo7b.72Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: dairyPreparation: flat cakeType: -

Ein Rom dortten zumachen So nimb 1 quertlin Rom vnd 6 Ayr vnnd klopff sy wol aneinander vnd thue ein zucker darein vnd thue ain wenig schmaltz In ainer pfannen vber vnd thue das schmalz widervmb heraus vnnd schitt ein geklopfft Ay darein vnd ein glutt darunder vnd daruber vnnd lass fein sittlich bachen biss es sich schneiden lasst so ist es recht du magsst auf ein dortten boden auch schutten wann du vor den Rom vnd Ayr sieden lasst

Wo10 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.3-5 Aug. 4°"