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
  • Ref.: reference to another recipe
  • 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
  • Speech ( ): active speech act of chef or other individual
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Pike, prepared in three ways

Wer ein hecht praten sieden vnd praten will


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 059vRecipe Nr. 171 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: br1.19, wo3b.171, wo8.94Shared ingredients: br1.19, db1.24, wo3b.171Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: complexType: show dish

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