Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Young chicken, stuffed, boiled in cream

Junge Huener gefultt vnndt in gewurtz einzumachenn


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 017rRecipe Nr. 20 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo8.20Shared ingredients: wo8.20Same ingredients in following recipe: 5Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: boiledType: -

Junge Huener gefultt vnndt in gewurtz einzumachenn etc. Nehmett hardt gesottene Eyer guten Neuen Speck vndt Petersilligen grunes hacke es Klein vndereinander vndt thue zucker [17v] Kleine Rosinen Ein wenigk Ingber Pfeffer vndt Saffran darahn Wann nuhn die huener Rein gemachtt vndt gereumett sein So fulle die huener damitt Lege sie Als bald in ein Siedent wasser darnach geuss das wasser dauon vndt thue eine guete gesottene dicke millich oder rom daran vndt lass sie darinne Kochen bis es gnungk hadt wurtze sie dann wieder mitt Ingber Pfeffer vnndt Saffran Abe So wirtt [18r] es Rechtt vnndt Guett etc.

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