Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pancake, green, stuffed

Von gepachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 032vRecipe Nr. 53 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: pa1.40, wo3b.53Shared ingredients: wo3b.53Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pancakeType: sweet

Von gepachen Wiltu gruene pletter pachen du must gut gewurcz han die fuell von ayren dar get vnd die fuell streich auff das plat vmb vnd vmb windt das plat vnd wenn es vmb wunden ist saffran thue darzw vnd wiltu es nicht von ayren machen so nym wein an die stat vnd wenn der taig nw gemacht ist so nym ein smalcz in ain pfannen vnd stoss dy oerter paide in den taigk vnd pach das an die stat wann es nw gepachen ist so leg es fur dich auf ein tisch vnd sneid das pachen nach der leng oder nach der twirch vnd schuett denn zucker darauff

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