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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Capon or chicken in horseradish sauce

Cappaunen oder Huener Inn Kreen oder meerrettich etc.


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 012vRecipe Nr. 13 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Cappaunen oder Huener Inn Kreen oder meerrettich etc. Seudt den Cappaun oder henne schoen weiß nimb darnach eine zimliche [13r] wurtzell Kreen reibe vndt Stoess ihn Klein vndt treib ihn mitt der huner Suppen durch ein tuch oder Enge Sieblein doch nicht zu dunne Als dan nim ein wenigk mandeln schele sie Stoes vndt reibe sie klein wie ein muss vndt ruhre sie vnder den Kreen thue die beste huener Suppen darzu vnndt wann der Cappaun oder hennen Angerichtett ist So geus die gemachte Bruhe mitt dem kreen daruber etc.

Wo8 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°"