Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pie or tart with yolk puree

Tortenn Vonn Ayr gemuees


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 025vRecipe Nr. 55 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.55Shared ingredients: wo7a.55Same ingredients in following recipe: 6 1Same tools in following recipe: 1 1


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: -Type: -

Tortenn Vonn Ayr gemuees [26r] Torten Nim ein gute obere abgeraumbte milch thu aber Souil schmaltz oder Putter alß ein Ay Setz vber eim feur in einer Pfann vnd wann es Anhebt zu Siedenn so Nimb viertzehen Ayrdotter vnnd Ein loeffel vonn Semmelmehl in die Ayr gerueehrt ein gantz geribenne Semmel vnd wann die milch anhebt zu sieden So setz auf ein glueth ruehre die Ayer gemach darein laß ein wenig sieden biß es dickh genug sey Nim ein handuol zuckhers vnnd weinbeer machs in ein Pasteten vnd auf ein Torten laß bachen ein halbe stundt

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