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
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Cabbage, marinated with honey and spices

ein gemachts chrautt


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 024vRecipe Nr. 24 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: gr1.201, pa1.23, wo3b.119, wo3b.24Shared ingredients: wo3b.24Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: vegetablePreparation: saladType: -

Wiltu machen ein gemachts chrautt So sneyd weisse haupt vnd nym zway taill senif vnd drittail hoenick dy selben pruee mach durch ein ander mit wein vnd thue darein kuem vnd aenesz genug vnd leg dann das gesoten chraut dar ein vnd gib es kalt

*Chard, marinated with honey and spices* (Subrecipe Nr. 1) [cooking recipe] Also magstu [25r] auch machen piessen sewd mit wurcz vnd mit chrautt vnd gib es dann auch kalt

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