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
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Cabbage with meat and cheese

Ain Richt von kraut etc.


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 194rRecipe Nr. 32 Dating: 16th to 17th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: b4.89, w1.92, wo1a.32, wo3b.90Shared ingredients: wo1a.32Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: vegetablesPreparation: boiledType: savoury

Ain Richt von kraut etc. Nim jungs kraut weisz vnd sneid ez zuo spelten vnd leg es jn ain haffen vnd lausz ez sieden gewsz das wasser ab vnd hab gesotten flaisch jn ainem andren haffen schaeffins oder rindrins vnd leg das flaisch dann zuo dem kraut so nim vnd sewd air hert vnd schel die vnd roest sy dann also gancz jn ainer pfannen wann das flaisch vnd dann das kraut nach gesotten sey so tuo die air dar ein vnd herten kaesz vnd laesz das aber mit anander sieder vnd mach das gar faist wildu es aber on flaisch so tuo dar auff air gemacht als vor mit kesz

Wo1 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°"