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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Chard and herb cake

Ain kraut dorten zu machen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 209rRecipe Nr. 5 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.5Shared ingredients: wo1b.5Same ingredients in following recipe: 3 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: vegetablesPreparation: flat cakeType: -

Ain kraut dorten zu machen Zum ersten nembt yspen ain hendle vol auch souil welsch dementen vnd mangold melissen Salfay des mangeltz sol 3 mal so uil sein alß der annderen krauet nach dem man den dorten groß wil haben Nachmals nem putter schmaltz wo daz nit vorhannden sonst ain schmaltz vnd rost die obgemelta kreuter wol darin Nem darnach ziueben vnd klaine weinberlin auch zucker thue darundter yeglich gemelt so uil dich selbs gut bedunckt Nachmals nem 6 oder 7 ayr wol geklopfft darnach die gedachte kreuter weinber vnd zucker darein vnnd mach ain pedele mit aim ay thues darauff vnd laß langsam pachen

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