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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  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
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  • Kitchen Tip: set of actions concerning cooking
  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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  • Analogy ( ): something other is simulated (“fake” dish)

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Fake eggs in lard, almond

Ayrenschmaltz von Mandl


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 012rRecipe Nr. 12 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: wo1a.22, wo3b.81, wo7a.12, wo7b.155Shared ingredients: wo7a.12, wo7b.155Same ingredients in following recipe: 1 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: analogueType: lent dish

Ayrenschmaltz von Mandl So Nim geschlecht mandlkhern ein wenig weis brots Stos das in ainem moerscher Auß demselbigen [12v] mach Sinwelle Ayer ferbs an die stat vnd in der mit Legs in ein Pfann geuß oehl daran bachs so wirt es gleich Ayren Im schmalz

*Fake eggs halved, almond* (Subrecipe Nr. 1) [cooking recipe] oder mach Air darauß schneids nach der Lenng voneinander vnd ferbß an der statt da der Totter ligen soll Legs in ein schuessel wie sunst herte Ayr geuß fier den Essig ain guten wein oder Rainfall Muscateller Schneydt ein gruenß kreuetl darauf gibs dahr

Wo7 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°"