Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Chicken aspic

Von Iungen vnd alten zu galraid


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 042rRecipe Nr. 95 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo3b.95Shared ingredients: wo1a.38, wo3b.95Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: aspicType: -

Von Iungen vnd alten zu galraid Wiltu machen von Iungen hueneren ein galraid so nym sie vnd seuds in essig vnd nym ir fueesz damit vnd merck das man all die huener die man zu galraid [42v] machen will sol halbnweg in wasser lassen sieden vnd halbenweg in essig vnd paide Iuenge huener vnd alte nach der ersten wall der suppen Item aber das die galraid zu vaist ist oben wenn sie gestet So nym vnd geuesz sydencz wasser darauf so wirt sie lauetter vnd naig die schussel an ein seitten daz das wasser keyn weil dar auf beleib oder sie zergieng

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