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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Dried fruit almond puree

Ein fast guets gmues zu machen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 014rRecipe Nr. 17 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.17, wo7b.160Shared ingredients: wo7a.17Same ingredients in following recipe: 2 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: -Preparation: pureeType: sweet

Ein fast guets gmues zu machen So Nim Weinbeer Cybeben vnnd mandl aniß souiel alß des Anndern Wasch die weinbeer scheel die mandl auß den Cibeben schneidt die Coernlein Nims [14v] denn hackhß durcheinander wie ein Luengmueß vnd Nim ein harte saemmel stoß vnd roest die Saemel Im schmaltz Nim daz gehackhet auch dartzu geueß ein Rainfal drahn gewurtzt mit ainem guetem linden gewuertz vnnd zuckhers laß allso Siedenn ein gute weil daß dickh werdt dann so richts an so ists ein fast gut gemueß

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