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
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Plaice, boiled, with onion

Willdu Platteyß in ein Suppen machenn


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 128vRecipe Nr. 25 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7b.25, wo7b.26Shared ingredients: wo7b.25Same ingredients in following recipe: 2 5Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: boiledType: sour

Willdu Platteyß in ein Suppen machenn So wesser die platheiß gar wol zeuech in die haut ab legs in ein pfann geueß ein lautter Arbeis Suppen daran laß ab einem feueer wol sieden vnnd wenn sie das sieden gnug haben So Roest ein [129r] gehackhte zwifel in einem schmaltz vnd thue ihn Auch darein gilbs gewuertz vnd Salltz vnd seuedts biß sein gnug hatt vnnd seueers mit einem essig

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