Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Chicken, whole in a pinch bottle

Wie man ain gantz huon machen sol etc. etc. jn ainem angster etc.


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 201vRecipe Nr. 82 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: bs1.230, a1b.16, wo1a.82Shared ingredients: wo1a.82Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: complexType: show dish

Wie man ain gantz huon machen sol etc. etc. jn ainem angster etc. Nim pruee das huon vnd verpruee ez nicht daz jm die haut gancz sei so mig vnd zueh jm die hawt ab plawsz jn die hawt waw sy dann zerprochen sey da nae sy zuo vnd nim dann das flaisch tuo ez in ainen hafen vnd lasses sieden wann ez dann gesotten sey so hack ez klain vnd saluan petersil vnder anander nim dann ain stumpffotz holtz vnd stosz die hawt jn das glas plaus dann die hawt jn dem glas vnd tuo die fuell dar ein wann du die haut gar hin jn pringest so behalt den hals hin aussen vnd verpind den wol vnd streckh jn vber das glas das kain wasser dar ein mueg vnd wann du die hawt des ersten abzwecht bis an die fueesz so sneid die en wenig ab wann du das alles getaen hast als vor geschriben stat so setz ez zuo jn ainem [202r] hafen das das wasser ueber das huon gang ains zwerchen fingers vnd ueber das glas vnd laess es sieden so streicht ez sich das man ez sicht jn dem glas als ain gancz huon vnd gib ez dann ze essen etc.

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