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
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Wine, to colour red

roten wein machen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 202vRecipe Nr. 85 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: bs1.233, wo1a.85, wo3b.57Shared ingredients: wo1a.85Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: winePreparation: drinkType: household tip

Wie man roten wein machen sol zuo welher zeit man jn dem jaer will etc. etc. etc. Nim haiper vnd wann man das prot ausz dem ofen scheweszt so tuo die haiper jn ain muolter vnd scheuwesz sy jn den ofen lass sy ain tag vnd ain nach jn dem offen legen tuo sy dann herwider ausz nim klaine tuechel vnd [203r] der per dar ein als grosz als ain ay verpindt sy schon vnd mach der puendlach so vil du der per hauest leg sy jn den wein so hast du roten wein

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