Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Quince electuary

Ain kitten latweren zu machen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 213rRecipe Nr. 18 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: fruitPreparation: electuaryType: -

Ain kitten latweren zu machen Item wiltu ain kiten latweren machen So nem die kiten vnd schneid sy zu 4 tailen thue die putzen darauß nachmals In ain kessel gethan ain wasser daran laß sy gantz miesig sieden darnach nem ain sackh vnnd thue die kitten darin vnd nem 2 prigel vnnad streich den sack mit ab auff daz sterckest so du kanst ain mal oder 6 allso treib sy all durch dan so nem das so du auß dem sack thust In ain kesel vnnd ain wasser daran laß es warm werden vnd spann ain wurcki thuech vber ain scheffle vnd zwing es wol durch bis kain safft mer darin ist dan so [213v] nem vnd thue es In ain kessel vnd laß es sieden also starckh bis dier an aim lefel beleib vnnd thue honig oder zucker darein vnd thue es In die laden darnach nem den saefft so du durch den sackh hast triben Seud daz bis es auch starckh wiert daz es sich an aim leffel vmb laß wenden vnd thue den zucker darein wan sy ain halbe stundt gesotten hat vnd die anfachent starckh werden Ist es fast ain gute latweren

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