Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Curd in lent, served warm

Von geislicz


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 041rRecipe Nr. 88 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: bs1.132, wo1a.30, wo3b.88Shared ingredients: wo3b.88Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: dairyPreparation: sauceType: lent dish

Von geislicz Item geislicz soltu nemen vnd lasz sie ein wenig weil sten das sie gefall so seich sie vnd secz sie czu vnd gewurcz sie in dem hefen wenn man sie dann essen will so tu ein wenig oels in ein reindel oder in ein scherben vnd thu die geislicz darein vnd lasz sie erwallen vnd schuet gestuepp darauf

*Curd with almond milk, served cold* (Subrecipe Nr. 1) [cooking recipe] wiltu aber anderley geislicz so seued sie vnd geuesz sie auf ein schussel vnd lasz sie erkuelen so zeuch ir die hauet ab vnd mach ein ander milch mit zucker vnd geusz dy darauf

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