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
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  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
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Egg, giant

dreissick ader virczick ayr zw ainem ay


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 019rRecipe Nr. 8 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: bs1.260, gr1.206, h2a.62, h2b.37, w4.59, pa1.10, bs2.51, wo1a.4, wo3b.8Shared ingredients: wo3b.8, wo8.168, wo8.176, gr1.206, h2a.62, pa1.10, bs2.51Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: complexType: show dish

Wiltu machen dreissick ader virczick ayr zw ainem ay so nym zwo saw platern das dy ain klainer sey den dy ander So swayb sy gar schon Innen mit wasser vnd nym dan dy ayr vnd schaid das weisz von den toettern vnd nym dy klainer platern vnd ruer dy toetter durch ein ander vnd geusz in dy plater das sy vol werd von den toettern vnd verpindt sy denn schon mit aim faden vnd wirfs [19v] in ain hefen vnd lassz wol sieden dass hirt werd vnd schel dy platter ab den totter vnd nym dann dy andern platter vnd sneid ein loch dar ein als grosz das der totter dar ein mag vnd nae dy platter schon zw vnd clopfh das weisz durch ein ander vnd lasz durch ein trachter in dy platter das dy platter vol sey vnd pint sy zw so wirts ain ay vnd gib ein ezzigk darzw

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