Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
  • Tool: equipment used in cooking
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Brown butter and vinegar sauce, for roast

Ein Ander gutes Bruelein vber Allerley gebrattenes


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 048vRecipe Nr. 62 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo8.62Shared ingredients: wo8.57, wo8.62, wo8.99, wo9b.106Same ingredients in following recipe: 5Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: -Preparation: sauceType: sour

Ein Ander gutes Bruelein vber Allerley gebrattenes etc. Nehmett eine guete Butter vndt last sie heiß werden biß sie Braun wirdt nim dan ein glaß mitt wein Drey oder vier loefflein gueten Essigk vndt thue es darzu wurtze es mitt Ingber Pfeffer zucker vndt viel Neglein Auch ein wenigk Saltz ruhre es durch einander vndt laß wohl Sieden So wirts Rechtt guett etc.

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