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
  • Name: proper name of dish
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
  • Opener: phrase opening a recipe text
  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
  • Ref.: reference to another recipe
  • Kitchen Tip: set of actions concerning cooking
  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
  • Speech ( ): active speech act of chef or other individual
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  • Analogy ( ): something other is simulated (“fake” dish)

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Whipped cream on toast, sweet

Ein Schnee zumachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 051rRecipe Nr. 100 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: wo7a.78, wo7b.219, wo9a.100Shared ingredients: wo9a.100Same ingredients in following recipe: 2 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: dairyPreparation: -Type: show dish

Ein Schnee zumachen Nimb ein Milch thues in ein hafen vnd Nimb ein beeselein damit man die zehen wein schlegt [51v] Schlags wol durchein Andter feuembt es dann mit einem feim loeffel herabe Auf ein seyher rueehrs wol biß ein genuegen ist vnd Nimb ein andere Milch machs Sueeß thue ein gebethes Brodt in die Schuessell vnnd gieß die Milch darueber thue weinbeer vnnd Mandel daran vnnd denn schne darauff mit ein feimbloeffell thue golltt darauff So ist es fast huepsch etc.

Wo9 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°"