Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Ox lung puree

ein lungel von einem ochssen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 146vRecipe Nr. 49 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7b.49Shared ingredients: wo7b.49Same ingredients in following recipe: 4 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: offalPreparation: pureeType: -

Willdtu ein lungel von einem ochssen Kochenn So Nim die Rerl So Ann der lungel stehen schneit die finger lang vnnd schneid Cleine Strichel Auß der lungel oder lebern vnnd seuedts vnndt mach ein dickhs Suepel Also Nimb die lebern vndt treibs mit einer Pusch Pruee durch geueß ein wenig essig daran gewuertz gilbs vnd laß dann sieden vndt es schier sein gnug hatt So Prenn ein schmaltz daran vnnd leg die Rorel vnd lungel oder lebern darein Aber die Rorel sein daz beste gibs fuer ein Richtte etc.

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