Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Chicken, boiled

Gesottenne Hueenner


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 071rRecipe Nr. 188 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.188, wo7b.91Shared ingredients: wo7a.188Same ingredients in following recipe: 3 3Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: boiledType: sweet

Gesottenne Hueenner So seueber die hueenner gar schoen Nimbs ganntz oder zerlegs thues in ein Hafen geueß nit vill stuepplein [71v] oder wasser vnd ein sueeß weinlein daran vnd ein lindts schmaltz legs darzu vnd Muschcabluee zimmet roern stuep Negellein stuepp geueß nit vill darahn sie versieden sich gar palltt ist gahr nichts werth so sie versotten sein so sie fein braun werdten vnd ein zimlichs sueplein Haben so gibs dar Wildtu es haben Sueess Nim zucker oder Triget dar zu

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