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
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Dried fruit almond puree

Ein fast gutth Mueß


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 189rRecipe Nr. 160 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.17, wo7b.160Shared ingredients: wo7a.17, wo7b.160Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: -Preparation: pureeType: sweet

Ein fast gutth Mueß zumachen So Nim weinbeer Cubeben vnd mandel einß sovil Alß deß Andern wasch die weinbeer schel die mandel Auß den Cubeben schneit die Khonlein nimb dann hackhs durcheinannder wie ein lungmuß vnd Nim ein hartte Semel vnd Roest dj semel im schmaltz Nim daz gehackht Auch darzu geueß ein Reinfal daran gewuertz mit guettm linden gewuertz vnd zuckers laß Also sieden ein guette weil das dickh werd dann so richtts Ahn so ist es ein fast guetts gemueeß

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