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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  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Fish roast as roe-deer in lent

rechpraten etc. in der


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 035rRecipe Nr. 59 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Main ingredient: fishPreparation: roastType: lent dish

Zu einem rechpraten etc. in der Nym grosz fisch welherley sy sein vnd tu die grat vnd schuppen dauon vnd zuhack die praten gar kleyn vnd reib ein prat daruenter vnd gewurcz das gar wol vnd mach das zesammen mit nassen messeren auf der anricht in der form als ein rech prat vnd leg das in ein pfann vnd erwell es darnach nym ein spis vnd stosz in dar durch vnd spick es mit gruen hecht pratten das wirt ein rechprat

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