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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Butter, roasted on a spit

Butter zubratten Am Spiess


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 076rRecipe Nr. 197 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.197, wo7b.95, wo8.291Shared ingredients: wo7a.197, wo7b.95Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 1 1


Main ingredient: dairyPreparation: pastryType: -

Butter zubratten Am Spiess Steckh ein buttern An einem Spiess der huelzen ist vnnd fein hoeflich bratt in gegen dem feueer vnd so er Anhebt weich zu werdten so laß in mit eim grieß beseen fuer vnd fuer die weil du bratest biß eins braun wierdt so gibs fuer ein essen Ettlich nehmen ein gemahlten ponen vnd Stuepens zu wie mit dem grueess

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