Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
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  • Tool: equipment used in cooking
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Quince pie

khuetten Pastetten


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 020rRecipe Nr. 34 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo10c.31, wo7a.34, wo7b.177Shared ingredients: wo7a.34Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: pieType: sweet

Am Ersten vonn khuetten Pastetten Machs also Schel die Kuetten schon holß auß alß man denn opffeln thut so mans fuellen will das nichts stainigs darin sey daß nit zu dun sey auch Nim zuckher zimmetroern stup Imber muscat stup thus in die geschoelten kueten vnd besteckh am ersten die geschelten kuetten mit negelein zimetrinden legs fein in den Pasteten taig mach ein huetl von taig druber setz in ein ofen oder in ein Pasteten Pfann laß Anderthalbe stundt wol bachen so werdens fein waich vnd der zuckher gibt Ein Suppel

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