Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pike, formed like an eel and fried

Von den hechten


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 048rRecipe Nr. 129 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo3b.129Shared ingredients: wo3b.129Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: deep friedType: show dish

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*Pike as a roast, in egg sauce* (Subrecipe Nr. 1) [cooking recipe] [48v] Ayn praten an spies In derselben materien macht du machen pratten an spisz Nym ayr schons prot aneys Ingwer saffran wein oder essig vnd wasser oder visch schueppen salcz mal das zusammen geuesz das auf dy praten vnd lasz es erwallen eben dick vnd gib es hin etc.

*Pike as partridge* (Subrecipe Nr. 2) [cooking recipe] Rephuener gestalt Aues derselben materien macht du machen rephuener als sie sein als die fladen geschaffen so sie sieden in wallundem wasser vnd seued sie gar vnd steck sie an einen spisz das sie warem werden petreueff sie mit oell vnd gib da pey pfeffer

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