Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Wafer, fried on a mold

Ain pachens vber Medel zu machen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 215vRecipe Nr. 24 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: wo10c.88, wo1b.24, wo8.267Shared ingredients: wo1b.24Same ingredients in following recipe: 1 4Same tools in following recipe: 2 2


Main ingredient: pastryPreparation: deep friedType: Siedegebaeck (deep fried)

Ain pachens vber Medel zu machen Item wiltu ain pachens vber medel machen so nem 12 ayr auff ain thisch vnd erklopffs mel vnd nem ain wenig immerding auch ein wenig minder den ain halb achteln wein vnd klopff es durch ainander vnd nem ain gutz schons mel geus die ayr daran vnd mach ain dins taigle darnach nem ain schmaltz vnd thues In ain pfannen vber vnd laß hais werden thue die messina medel darein dar vber du [216r] pachen wildt laß haiß werden vnd schit den taig auff ain teller vnd tunckh die haissen medel darein vnd thus ab dem model In die pfannen vnd las pachen saltz vnd den taig nit zu wol vnd zertreib die kolen daz der taig gladt werdt

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