Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Game poultry, braised in wine and apples

Geroeste Vogell guett zumachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 032vRecipe Nr. 39 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo8.39Shared ingredients: wo8.39Same ingredients in following recipe: 5Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: game poultryPreparation: boiledType: sour

Geroeste Vogell guett zumachen etc. Wasche die vogell fein Rein Auss in einem warmen Wasser oder Kuhle sie Auß lege sie dan in eine warme Butter oder schmaltz darnach schneide Epffell gar Klein gewuerffeldt oder Pirn Roeste sie Auch in einem schmaltz besondern biß sie fein braunwerden will mann dann ein Sudtlein daran haben So geus ein glasslein wein daran vndt wurtze es mit Ingber wenigk Pfeffer vndt zucker So wirdt es Recht vnndt guett etc.

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