Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Eggs, on a spit

cholblat ayr


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 026vRecipe Nr. 31 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: h2b.36, pa1.27, bs2.50, wo3b.31Shared ingredients: k1.83, pa1.27, so1.57, wo3b.31Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: roastType: -

Wiltu mach cholblat ayr so reib ein winczig semel vnd sneyd dar vnder mueschatt clain vnd salcz es ein winczigk vnd prich den dy ayr pey der spicz auff vnd thue das weissz her ausz vnd mach in yedes [27r] ay ein hoelczel vnd thue denn dy full dar ein vnd ruer es mit dem hoelczlein durch ein ander vnd lassz dy hoelczlein darynnen stecken vnd secz es zw dem fewr vnd lass es praten an drey muschaten hastu genug zw zwelff ayren

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