Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Almond puree, with eggs

Ein Ander mandellmuess zumachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 160rRecipe Nr. 193 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo8.193Shared ingredients: wo8.193Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: pureeType: -

Ein Ander mandellmuess zumachen [160v] Wan die Mandeln geschelet vnndt gestoßen sein vndt gerieben So nim dan etzliche Eyer schlage sie in ein topfflein geus ein guett meßlein millich darzu quirle es wohl durcheinander mache ein schmaltz in einer Pfannen oder tiegell heiß schutte die Eyer vndt millich darein Laß Sieden wie ein Ander Eyer Millich den schutte es in einen durchschlagk oder duch Laß vorseigen vndt reibe es An die mandelln vndt machs mit zucker Susse So ists Rechtt etc.

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