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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  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Deer offal puree

hierschen lungen braten machen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 066vRecipe Nr. 171 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.171Shared ingredients: so1.50, wo7a.171Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: gamePreparation: pureeType: -

Ittem wildu hierschen lungen braten machen Nim die Niern vnd schlags draetlet wasch Sauber Nimb dann denn schweis Reib letzelten drein treibs durch ein duech thue es in ein hafen Wein vnd essig darein will der schweiss nit gern durch geueß Wein oder fleisch bruee darahn Reib ein letzelten vnndter denn Schweiss durch Lass stehen schneit denn Nieren vnnd Loeß das fleisch Wierfflet thue es darein vnnd Lass Sieden machs mit gewuertzs vnnd salltzs ab

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