Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Fringe pastry, boiled in cream

Zottenmuesz zu machen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 030vRecipe Nr. 70 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: wo7a.70, wo7b.211, wo8.178Shared ingredients: wo7a.70, wo7b.211Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: doughPreparation: pureeType: sweet

Zottenmuesz zu machen So mach gar ein vesten taig an denn treib gar duenn Außeinander mit einem waelger vnnd schneydt in dann gahr kein zetelt wie ain kraut vnnd straee es Ein weyhl außeinander daß fein hoerlet werdt vnnd Kochs in ainer schuessel gewelten milch raum Seuedß Allso vnnd zuckhers auch man gibts fur ein Krauth oder fur ein mueß etc.

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