Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Wafer, stuffed with fruit, batter fried

Auff eine Andere artt bestrichene Ablatten zumachen vnndt zubackenn


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 189rRecipe Nr. 248 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo10c.73, wo8.248Shared ingredients: wo8.248Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: deep friedType: sweet

Auff eine Andere artt bestrichene Ablatten zumachen vnndt zubackenn etc. Nehmett Epffell oder Pirn Roestett sie in einem schmaltz Oder Siedett [189v] sie vndt stos darnach wohl in einenn Moersell thue es in einer Pfannen oder vndt thue Kleine Rosin vndt Saltz dorein Auch Ingber ziemett vnndt zucker vndt thue es vbers feuer So gewinnet es feine farbe streichs dann Auf die Ablatten decke eines daruber vndt bestreichs An den Orttern mitt dem obgemeltten teigk das gelb ist vndt Backes Roesch herab in einem heißen schmaltzs etc.

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