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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Pike in polish sauce

Ein Polischen hechtt zusieden


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 025rRecipe Nr. 49 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo9a.38, wo9a.49, wo9a.50, wo9a.51Shared ingredients: wo9a.49Same ingredients in following recipe: 3 6Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: boiledType: foreign

Ein Polischen hechtt zusieden Ittem wildtu einen polnischen hechtt sieden Nimb zwibeln vnd petter silgen wurtzs laß wol sieden streichs durch vnd Nim Ingwer Ein wenig pfeffer zimetrinten Saffran Muscatbluten vnd seued den Hecht erst auff vnd geueß das wasser darab geuess darnach die bruee darauff vnndt frischen putter vnnd laß wol durcheinandter Sieden So ist er gerechtt etc.

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