Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Fried dumplings, filled with raisins

Von krapffen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 064rRecipe Nr. 189 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo3b.189Shared ingredients: db1.46, wo3b.189, h2a.56, bs2.41Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: -Preparation: pan fried panfriedType: -

Von krapffen Wer will machen gut krapfen der mach ein taig von eitel airen vnd ein wenig wassers vnd das es duenn werd vnd doch ein steuebel melbs vnd geusz den taig mit dem plaetel in ein pfann dorynn ein smalcz sey als ein haselnuesz vnd lasz es pachen das es vnden roesch werd vnd oben feuecht sey vnd nym es heraues vnd full [64v] es als ander krapffen mit weinperen vnd mach es als du pest muegst aues dem czeueg So du sy dann gar gemacht hast als ich dich gelernt han so nym sie vnd pach sy dann in einem wenigen smalcz als ander krapffen

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