Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
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Onion sauce, for rabbit or beef tongue

Bruehlein vber ein gebraten hasen oder Rindes zunge


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 045vRecipe Nr. 57 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo8.57Shared ingredients: wo8.57Same ingredients in following recipe: 5Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: vegetablePreparation: sauceType: sour

Bruehlein vber ein gebraten hasen oder Rindes zunge etc. Mache eine Butter wohl heiß geus [46r] dan ein 3 lofflein gueten Saueren wein Essigk vnndt ein gleßlein wein daran Roeste Auch ein wenigk Klein gehackte zwiebeln besondern vndt thue sie darzu thue Ingber Pfeffer Neglein Ein wenigk Saltz zucker oder honigk daran vnndt laß miteinander Sieden Aber nicht zulange das es nicht zu dicke werde Richte dan das gebratene Ahn vndt geus es daruber etc.

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