Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Sauce for roasted chicken or other roasts

Von gepratten hueneren vnd Condiment dartzu


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 049rRecipe Nr. 135 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: bs1.61, wo3b.135Shared ingredients: wo3b.135Same ingredients in following recipe: 4Same tools in following recipe: 0


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Von gepratten hueneren vnd Condiment dartzu [49v] Item nym Alte huener vnd prat sie halb haw sie zu stucken nym halbe suppen vnd halbs wasser darynn seued sie das sie morb werden nym zwyfal vnd hack sie kleyn seued sie waich in smalcz vnd wenig wassers nym pfeffer prot kuemel hert air essig saltz ein wenig pfeffers vnd meng das zusammen vnd mach sie vnd geusz die zwifal zu dem gemalen vnd geues das auf die huener lasz es sieden eben dick In disem Condiment mag man aller hant praten machen aber den gepraten hasen sol man lassen pfeffern

*Chicken, roasted with quinces or pears* (Subrecipe Nr. 1) [cooking recipe] Aber von hueneren Item Mach gepraten huener mit kueten oder mit piren in denselben materien also das du an der zwifal stat kueten oder piren tuest

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