Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Almonds as poached eggs

Andere vorlorne Eyer zumachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 150rRecipe Nr. 177 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: gr1.108, wo3b.158, wo8.177Shared ingredients: wo8.177Same ingredients in following recipe: 6Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: analogueType: lent dish

Andere vorlorne Eyer zumachen etc. Nehmett ein Pfundt Mandeln schele Stoes vndt Reibe sie Klein theile sie dann in 3 theill den einen theill wurtze mitt wenigk Ingber ziemet vndt zucker vndt menge eine geriebene Semmell darunder mache es wie einen teigk laß wie einen teigk laß es weiß vnndt walge feine dinne bletlein dauon das Ander theill maches mitt Saffran wohl gelb wurtze es mitt Ingber ziemett vndt zucker mache Runde Kuchlein wie die Eyer dotter wickele sie in die gemachten bletlein vndt Fomire es wie die Eyer [150v] Auß dem dritten theill mache eine Mandel muellich wurtze sie mitt zucker ziemett vndt Saffran thue Kleine Rosinlein darein wan nun die zugerichten Eyer gebacken sein So geus die Mandell millich daruber So sindt sie Rechtt etc.

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