Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Wafers, stuffed with almond, batter fried

Ain gutz pachens zu machen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 217rRecipe Nr. 30 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.30Shared ingredients: wo1b.30Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: deep friedType: sweet

Ain gutz pachens zu machen [217v] Item wiltu ain gutz pachens machen so nem mandel vnnd stoeß In fast klain thue auch gestossen zucker darein das es wohl sieß werdt vnnd thue ain rosen wasser darein oder ander wol schmeckent wasser vnd nem ain Mandaten vnd streichs darauff aufs aller dinest nachmals leg ain andere mandaten darauff trucks wol zue vnd schneid 4 tail darauß mach den mandel nit zu dinn nem wein vnd mach ain taig darauß vnd zeuch denn mandel an den orten dar durch ains rocken halms prait vnd gilb den taig daneruon wol und leg es In ein schmaltz vnd geus haiß schmaltz darauf vnd pach es recht herab so gat eß auff mach daz daiglin din gleich wie zu den zognen schnitten etc.

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