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
  • Opener: phrase opening a recipe text
  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
  • Ref.: reference to another recipe
  • Kitchen Tip: set of actions concerning cooking
  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Sour cherry electuary

guet latwary von weichseln


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 017rRecipe Nr. 4 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: b3.18, h2a.11, k1.148, m11.89, wo3b.4, wo7a.236#sub1, wo7a.236#sub2, wo7b.141#sub1, wo7b.141#sub2Shared ingredients: b2.1, h2b.1, w4.76, pa1.12, a1b.1, bs2.1, wo3b.11, wo3b.4Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 4


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: electuaryType: sweet

Wiltu machen guet latwary von weichseln so nym sy in ein hafen vnd secz es auf ein gute gluet vnd gewsz nichts nicht daran vnd wen es nw sieden wirt so lasz es kalt werden vnd streich es durch ein tuech vnd thue es in ein kessel vnd secz es auf ein driefuezs vnd ein gute gluet darvnder vnd lasz es sieden piß es dick wirt vnd thue den darein ein hoenick vnd geribens prot vnd stupp es wol ab vnd rueer es fuersich dar piß es als dick wirt das du es nymmer gerueren magst so hat es sein dann genueg

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