Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pea puree with bacon and sausage

Gespicktt Erbeis zumachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 052rRecipe Nr. 103 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo9a.103Shared ingredients: wo9a.103Same ingredients in following recipe: 2 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: legumesPreparation: pureeType: -

Gespicktt Erbeis zumachen Nimb gerindelte Erbes Setz in einem roerwasser zu wens wol gesotten sein [52v] So reibs Klein in eim Reibscherben wanns zu dickh sein gieß ein wasser daran wans gesotten wie ein kindtsmuss So Salzs vnd schneid ein frischen Speckh gewuerffelt dann thue in ein pfannen lass zugehen Wenn er wol zerganngen So thue die feiste in die Erbes laß sieden Nimb dan digen wuerst legs in ein Schuessel vnd richtt die Erbes darueber thue die grieben vom Speckh darauff etc.

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