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
  • Opener: phrase opening a recipe text
  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
  • Ref.: reference to another recipe
  • 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
  • Speech ( ): active speech act of chef or other individual
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  • Analogy ( ): something other is simulated (“fake” dish)

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Hedgehog, red, from figs

Ein Rothen Igl


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 016vRecipe Nr. 25 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: wo7a.25, wo7b.168Shared ingredients: b4.38, bs1.8, w1.40, wo7a.25, wo7b.168, wo7b.43Same ingredients in following recipe: 2 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: aspicType: show dish

Ein Rothen Igl So Nim ein Pfundt feigen wasch daß mehl daruon daß es Truckhen werdt vnnd hackhß Chlain stoß sie in ein gewuertz Negelein thu safran drauf so wuerdt es balt thu erlich zuckher wann es khlein gestoeßen ist darein so schlags zusammen mach ein Igl drauß denn besteckh mit Negelin fur di Poerster Ein feigenn Innß mauhl

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