Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Fried meat dumplings

Flaisch krapffen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 196rRecipe Nr. 52 Dating: 16th to 17th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages, High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: bs1.142, wo1a.52, wo3b.107Shared ingredients: wo1a.52Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: meatPreparation: dumplingsType: -

Flaisch krapffen Nim kalpflaisch oder Rintflaisch oder huener oder wiltpraet [196v] vnd lasz ez sieden welherlay das sey vnd hack ez mit welsch weinper vnd auch mit faisem flaisch vnd airen vnd gewuercz vnd fuell es jn den gemachten taig

** (Subrecipe Nr. 1) [cooking recipe] Item nim smetan vnd sewd den wol vnd seich den durch ain tuoch oder durch ain sib so nim vnd tuo puteren vnd saffran dar an vnd begewsz das mit geroesten semelen

** (Subrecipe Nr. 2) [kitchen tip] Item von aerbes suppen macht man auss topanicz du solt aber dar zuo tuo saffran vnd kuemich etc.

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