Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Game in black sauce

Wiltpret In ain schwartz pruele zu machen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 211vRecipe Nr. 13 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: wo1b.13, wo8.37#sub2Shared ingredients: wo1b.13Same ingredients in following recipe: 2 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: gamePreparation: sauceType: -

Wiltpret In ain schwartz pruele zu machen Item wiltu daz wiltpret In ain schwartz prueele machen so nem ain wenig ain schmaltz mach es haiß nachmals ain handt vol schons mel vnd pren es wol thue dan ain wenig Seltz [212r] daran waz du fur ain Seltz geren hast vnd ain maß wein geus daran zu aim thisch vnd laß es wol sieden thue dan daz gwurtz auch daran zucker weinber rosina mandel die schneid pieren oder opffel was ains geren daran hat man muoß sy schneiden gleich wie die mandel wan das wiltpret 4 oder 5 stundt gesotten hat so leg es In ain schissel vnnd geuß dan daz prueele darvber so ist es ain gut essen

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