Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Ho to soften fish bones in a pie

Bradtuisch gredt Lindt machenn


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 31.3 Aug. 2°Source Collection: Wo11, fol. 534rRecipe Nr. 13 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang:

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Main ingredient: fishPreparation: -Type: kitchen tip

Bradtuisch gredt Lindt machenn Item nim ein Forhen oder ain karpffen ab waidne Inn aus vnnd leg Inn alss dann 3 tag vnd 3 naecht Inn ain gar starckhen essich als man den bekhommen khan Nachmals so mach den Inn ain Pasteten ein vnnd daz ain Pruee inn der Pasteten sey lass den 2 stundt oder mehr also Inn der Pasteten Pachen Nachmals lass den wider erkhalten den andern tag lass Inn also wider zwo stundt oder lenger Pachen Aber Ie mehr Prie darinn souil desto Pesser ists daruon sollen die graedt also waichn werden daz man si essen kan etc.

Wo11 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 31.3 Aug. 2°"