Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Chicken or capon meat pastry

Hennen oder Cappaunen Kuchlein


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 187vRecipe Nr. 245 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo8.245Shared ingredients: wo8.245Same ingredients in following recipe: 4Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultry poultryPreparation: pan fried panfriedType: -

Hennen oder Cappaunen Kuchlein etc. Nim das bredh von ihnen wans gesotten ist vom fordern ists Am [188r] besten vndt hackes fein Klein vnndt etwan den dritten theill Brosamb von einer geriebenen Semmell darunder vndt ruhre es dann mitt 4 Eyern Ahn wurtzet vndt Saltztt es thuett zucker vndt Rosinlein darunder vndt legs fein rundt in ein heiß schmaltz vnndt backes fein Langksamb seindt gesundt Kreftig vnndt guett etc.

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