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
  • Name: proper name of dish
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
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Eel, cooked and roasted

ausz ainem allen zwen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 020rRecipe Nr. 10 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo3b.10Shared ingredients: wo3b.10Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: -Type: show dish

Wiltu machen ausz ainem allen zwen So zeuch ab dem all dye haut vnd mach ain gute full von ayren stupp sy wol vnd fuell dy haut vnd cher dy haut wider an das recht vnd stosz das haupt auch in dy fuell vnd nae es an das es nicht ab fall vnd nym den den all vnd seud in in wasser vnd wein vnd stupp es wol ab vnd nym dann disen al in der hautt vnd prat den schon in der hautt auff ainem rost vnd betreuff in mit putter so er gepraten ist so leg in auff [20v] ein schuessel vnd den gesoten al darzw vnd gib sy dem herren so spricht der herr wan kompt der ain all etc.

Wo3 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°"