Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Beef pie with poultry

gut pasteten von rindfleisch


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 021rRecipe Nr. 13 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo3b.13Shared ingredients: wo3b.13Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: meatPreparation: pieType: -

Wiltu machen gut pasteten von rindfleisch so sneid magers rindfleisch clain dar vnder das drittail venslicz vnd dy zway tail fleisch vnd nym darvnter vogel ader tawben ader huener vnd misch es durch ein ander vnd stuepp es wol ab vnd mach dy heffen ausz roeckem mel vnd prue das mel mit haissem wasser vnd thue den dy full in dy haffen vnd mach pleter dar vber vnd vber dy haffen vmb vnd vmb vnd prich dann ein loch oben darein vnd scheusz es dann in den ofen vnd lassz es wol pachen

*Fish pie* (Subrecipe Nr. 1) [kitchen tip] also magstu [21v] sy auch machen von guten fischen wen du faists hast von fischen hastu des faisten nicht so nym puttern an dy stat vnd sneyd die fisch vil groesser dann das rind fleisch vnd versalcz es nicht etc.

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