Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Mortar pastry with chicken

gut moser chuchen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 026rRecipe Nr. 29 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo3b.29Shared ingredients: wo3b.29Same ingredients in following recipe: 6Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pastryType: -

Wiltu gut moser chuchen machen so sneyd semel wueerfflat vnd clopf ayr klain vnd thw dann dy semel darvnder vnd sneyd darvnder mustat vnd ander stupp vnd mach es gell [26v] vnd slach dann darvnder pratnew huenr ab dw der huenr nicht hast so nym tauben oder nym maegel leber oder fuessel vnd thue dann ein smalcz in moersaer vnd secz es auf ein glut vnd gews dann dy fuell dar ein vnd lassz es pachen etc.

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