Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Choux pastry

Gesottene vndt darnach gebackene guete kuchlein


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 193vRecipe Nr. 256 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Main ingredient: pastryPreparation: deep friedType: Siedegebaeck (deep fried)

Gesottene vndt darnach gebackene guete kuchlein etc. Nehmett eine warme millich oder ein Siedig heiß waßer Saltz vndt schmaltz es zuuor wie eine Suppen dan thue ein mehl in eine schussell vndt die millich oder dasselbige wasser daran vndt ruhres wohl Ahn mache Ihn gladt darnach bruhe ihn in einer Pfannen oder tiegell wohl vndt Stark Abe Reibe oder Stoes ihn Als dan wieder vndt schlahge Immer zwey Eyer darein biß es Recht wirdt Ruhre den teigk fast wohl vndt mache Ihn duenne Als ein Kindes muess [194r] vndt setze feine Runde Kuchlein in ein heiß schmaltz mitt einem Kuchell eißen oder mit einem loeffell So ist es Rechtt Laß backen etc.

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