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 vinegar sauce for baked fish

Ein Soedtlein oder Bruhe vber Backfische zumachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 050rRecipe Nr. 64 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Main ingredient: vegetablePreparation: sauceType: sour

Ein Soedtlein oder Bruhe vber Backfische zumachen etc. Roeste ein gutt theill Klein geschnitten zwiebeln in einem schmaltz biß sie Braunwerden geus dann ein gutt glaß wein Essigk darzu vndt thue Ingber ein wenigk Pfeffer Saffran Saltz vndt ein Loefflein Rosinen daran So mann will Laß miteinander Sieden Wan nun die fische [50v] gebacken sein So richte das Sodtlein Erstlichen Ahn vndt lege die fische daruber So ists Rechtt vnndt gutt etc.

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