Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Almond cheese in lent

mandel cziger


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 035rRecipe Nr. 60 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: wo1a.9, wo3b.60Shared ingredients: pa1.47, pa1.70, wo1a.9, wo3b.60, bs1.9Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: aspicType: lent dish

Von einem mandel cziger merck Item nym geschelten mandel vnd stos den in einem moerser vnd mach dick milch dauon vnd seich das durch ein tuch in ein pfannen vnd reib ein wenig weisses prots darunder ee es erwall vnd wenig eins guten weinns daran vnd wenn es erwall so zeuch es aues der pfannen auf ein sib oder auf ein tuch [35v] so seich das wasser dauon das wirt guter cziger die riecht langlet an als pan prein vnd besteck sie mit mandel keren nym denselben cziger vnd leg In in ein virteil ainer schussell vnd geuesz mandelmilch daran etc.

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