Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
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Bitter orange peel, potted in syrup

Pomerantzen schelen zu machen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 086vRecipe Nr. 228 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.228, wo7b.136Shared ingredients: wo7a.228, wo7b.136Same ingredients in following recipe: 1 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: preserveType: sweet

Pomerantzen schelen zu machen So Nimbt mann die Pommerantzen von Sueessenn Pomerantzen schelen weich sie in frisch Prunen wasser vierzehen tag seihe es alle tag ab geueß wieder frisch daran den Nimb die schelen seuedt in wasser bej einer Stund lanng seigs ab thues in ein Krueegl oder glaß schneit die Pomerantzen schelen ob du wilt zetlet geueß geleuetterten zucker daran laß es stehen acht tag denn seyhe den zucker ab seud in hin vndt wider magst ein mahl oder drej hin vnd wider sieden

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