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 wine

Also macht man weichselwein


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 053rRecipe Nr. 148 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: b4.266, gr1.237, w1.267, b5.1, wo3b.148, wo3b.149Shared ingredients: wo3b.148Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: drinkType: preserve

Also macht man weichselwein Zu hof treten sie rauch vnd vngesoten weichsel durch ein sack vnd giessen das in ein eymerigs vaessel vnd sieden ein masz honigsam oder drey vncz das es swarcz wirt vnd dick vnd fueement das gar wol darnach thun sie das honigsam in das vaessel vnd rurent das durch einander vnd giessent guten wein darein vnd lassent es seusen durch ein roerel vnd das ist gewis

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