Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Juniper berry sauce, for duck or fieldfare

Ein Bruee vber Enntten oder Krametts voegel zurichtten mitt wacholtter Beer


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 037vRecipe Nr. 70 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Main ingredient: herbsPreparation: sauceType: -

Ein Bruee vber Enntten oder Krametts voegel zurichtten mitt wacholtter Beer [38r] Mann bratte die Entten fein gar wie es sich gehoeerett vnd Neme darnach fein außgeleesene wacholdter beer vnd quetsche sie in einem moerschel doch nit klein vnd Nim gutte gekochtte rindfleischbruee vnd ein Handvol Mandelkeern die stosse Auch Klein vnd thue sie darnach zu den wacholterbeern vnd thue sie darnach in ein toepflein vnd salze sie ein wenig vnd sez sie vff das feueer vnd laß sie ein wenig vff sieden doch nit sehr Sonst wierdt er bitter vnd geues darnach in die Schuessl vnd lege die Enden oder voegel darein So ist es rechtt etc.

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