Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Wine sauce, for fish

Eine Bruhe vber Alle Brodt vndt Backfische zumachenn


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 050vRecipe Nr. 65 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo8.65Shared ingredients: wo8.65Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: winePreparation: sauceType: sweet

Eine Bruhe vber Alle Brodt vndt Backfische zumachenn etc. Nehmett ein Meßlein Maluasier oder Andern Sussen wein was mann haben Kann oder Aber in mangelung dessen einen Andern Gueten wein mitt zucker Suesse gemachtt thue 3 oder 4 loefflein Essigk ein guett theil Ingber vndt ziemet daran Alles Kaldt Ruhre es wohl durcheinander geuß es dan [51r] vnter Brat oder Backfische So ist es Recht vnndt guett etc.

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