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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Regelbirn electuary

gut latwaery von regelpiren


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 017rRecipe Nr. 5 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: bs1.259, gr1.34, bs2.6, wo1a.3, wo3b.5Shared ingredients: w1.78, w4.14, bs2.6, wo3b.5, bs1.168, bs1.272, h2a.10, h2b.5, k1.150Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: electuaryType: sweet

WIldu machen gut latwaery von regelpiren So schel dy piren vnd sneyd sy zu viertailen vnd sneyd dy kern darauß vnd thue dann dy [17v] piren in ein hafen vnd secz sy auf ein gluet vnd geusz daran ein virtail wassers vnd vermach den hafen das der tunst nicht herausz mag wann sy sein dann genug haben so stosz sy klain vnd thue sy in ein kessel vnd secz sy auf ein driefues auf ein gutte gluet vnd ruer sy fuersich dar vnd ye pey ainer weil so geusz ein wenig hoenigs daran vnd stupp sy wol ab mit guten gewuerczen so wirt sy gut etc.

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