Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Yellow sauce, for fish

Ein Schlechtte Gelbe Supen vber fisch


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 113vRecipe Nr. 6 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.107, wo7b.6Shared ingredients: wo7b.6Same ingredients in following recipe: 4 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


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Ein Schlechtte Gelbe Supen vber fisch zu machen Thue denn fisch wie Andern die du ein magst vnd leg in ein den kessel geueß wein vnd den dritten theil wasser daran gilb vnd gwuertz sie thue einen geribenen letzelten darein oder Stoß einen hertten letzelten zu mehl thues darein [114r] hast du Aber Kein hertten Letzelten Stup so seued einen in Wein vnd schlag in dan durch ein Sib vnnd thue in ein den wein vnd wasser geueß ann die fisch die Suppen vnd laß sie dan sieden biß sie genug haben wildtu Aber Keinen letzelten Nehmen So Roest ein wenig mehl in einem schmaltz gahr wol vnd wenn der fisch ein weil gesotten hatt So geueß es daran vnd laß in dann sieden biß er sein genuegn hat

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