Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Rice balls, baked

Gepachens von reisz


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 202vRecipe Nr. 84 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: bs1.232, wo1a.84Shared ingredients: bs1.232, wo1a.84Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: cerealsPreparation: dumplingsType: -

Gepachens von reisz etc. Nim Reisz vnd wasch jn ausz fier wassern sauber vnd sewed jn das er enwenig roesch sey so nim vnd reib jn wildu ain weiss pachens haben so nim das weisz von den airen vnd reib es darvnder so hawst du ain weisz pachens so nim ainen reibscherben vnd reib den reisz klain vnd air dar vnder als vor geschriben staet die du wild weis oder gelbs mach ainen duennen taig vnd scheuss jn durch die hand als die gepratnen kuegel so hast du ain gancz pachens von reisz etc.

*Flour on a spit* (Subrecipe Nr. 1) [cooking recipe] Nim ain spisz der klain sey leg jn zuo ainem fur sae dann semelmel dar auff die weil er praet so wirt er schoen praun etc.

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