Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Capon with sauce

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Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 200rRecipe Nr. 74 Dating: 16th to 17th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages, High German languages

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Main ingredient: poultry poultryPreparation: pan fried panfriedType: kitchen tip kitchen tip

Item Aber etc. Dem kapaw solt du das haept nit ab slachen du solt ym den hals fuellen vnd praten wann er dann gepraten sey so gib da pey ain gallemitem oder ain guot condament etc.

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