Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Fish roast as partridge in lent

von rephunern in der vasten


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 034vRecipe Nr. 58 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Main ingredient: fishPreparation: roastType: lent dish

Hie hebt sich ein geticht von mangerlay essen wy man die hoflich beraiten sol vnd beraiten von rephunern in der vasten etc. Andem ersten von gepraten rephuenern in der vasten haisn graben zway holczer in der form wenn man sy zu sam druck das sy sein als ein rephun Nym fisch vnd thue dy grat vnd schuppen da von vnd hack den praten vnder ein ander gar clain vnd wurcz das gar wol vnd sewd das wol mit den hoelczer das hat ein form als ein rephun das prat vnd spickh es mit hechten praten

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