Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Egg pastry

gut ayr kuchen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 025rRecipe Nr. 25 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pastryType: -

Wiltu machen gut ayr kuchen so nym guet semell mel vnd thue das in ain char vnd schlach ayr darein vnd rueer es mit ainem loepfel so du dickst magst salcz es zw massen vnd scheuss dann also waichs in den ofen als grosz als dy faust das sein gut ayr chuchen

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