Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
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Veal pie

Kaelbern Pastetten


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 056vRecipe Nr. 147 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo10c.34, wo10c.42, wo7a.147Shared ingredients: wo7a.147Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: meatPreparation: pieType: -

Kaelbern Pastetten Wenn die Pastetten gemacht ist von weitzen mehl so nimb das tiech breth vom hindern Pieg vberbrens [57r] thue die haut daruon hacks gar Clein vnnd Nimb halb Souuil feiste alls des fleisch ist vnndter ein annder Clein gehackhtt Salltz vnndt gewuertzs ein wenig mit Saffran ein wenig mit essig besprenngt ob du willtt geueß ein wenig fleischbruee darann ein wenig weinbeer du magst Auch Ayerdotter die besteckht seind darein nemen Wenns Allso gefuelltt Laß ein halbe stund bachen

*Mutton pie* (Subrecipe Nr. 1) [cooking recipe] Khastraunn Von Khastraunen fleisch machs Auch Allso nimb zwifel darzu laß ein wenig lennger bachen

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