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
  • Opener: phrase opening a recipe text
  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
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  • Kitchen Tip: set of actions concerning cooking
  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Sour cherry sauce

ein salsen von weichselen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 020vRecipe Nr. 11 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: b4.264, w1.265, w4.160, pa1.12, a1b.1, wo10c.6, wo3b.11, wo7a.236, wo7b.141Shared ingredients: b2.1, h2b.1, pa1.12, a1b.1, bs2.1, wo3b.11Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: sauceType: sweet

Wiltu machen ein salsen von weichselen so thue dy weichsel in ain hafen vnd lassz sy sieden vnd lassz sy kalt werden vnd streich sy durch ein tuch vnd thue sy dann in ein hafen vnd secz sy auff ein glut vnd lassz sy wol sieden vnd rueer sy pissz sy dick werd vnd thue dan darein hoenick vnd geribens prott vnd neegelein vnd guts stupps genueg vnd thue sy in ein fessel drey oder mer gar pleibt sy gutt

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