Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pastry pie with partridge

ein guts pachens


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 020vRecipe Nr. 12 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: gr1.112, wo3b.12Shared ingredients: pa1.13, wo3b.12Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: game poultryPreparation: pieType: sweet

Wiltu machen ein guts pachens so cloppf ayr clain vnd sneid semel wuerfflat dar vnder vnd mach es gel vnd sneid dar vnder muschat clain vnd mach ein smalcz in ein pfannen vnd mach ein platt vom halben tail vnd thue den das selbig plat heraussz vnd von dem andern tail mach auch ein platt vnd lassz darynne ligen vnd nym dann geroest oppfel vnd nym dann prattne rephuener hast du ir nicht so nym junge [21r] huner ader junge tawben vnd leg ein lag geroester oepfel auff das plat vnd dy huener leg auch darauff vnd hebs dann vber ainen hert vnd cloppf dann zway ayr vnd geus es vmb vnd vmb an dy oerter so werden dy pleter gancz mach dann ein gut hoenick das faymb sauber vnd thue darein gut gewuercz vnd prich ein loch in das plat vnd geuß das hoenick darein vnd lassz es dan vber all dar vmb hin vnd her lauffen das ist edel speisz vnd ver salcz es nicht

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