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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Brown pudding

Ein guett Braun muess zuemachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 166rRecipe Nr. 203 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo8.203Shared ingredients: wo8.203Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: -Preparation: pureeType: sweet

Ein guett Braun muess zuemachen Nehmett eine Kellen voll geriebenen Pfeffer Kuchen oder herolten vndt halb geriebene Semmell oder Semmell mehl vndt Roeste es in einem heißen schmaltz darnach geus ein Meßlein gueten wein darahn Saltze es Ein wenigk thue ein Loefflein zucker oder honigk darzu wurtze es mitt Ingber ziemett vndt Neglein vndt Lass Sieden Ruhre es offte vmb das es nicht Anbrenne wan es nun dicke gnung ist So richts Ahn vndt gibs kaltt oder warm etc.

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