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
  • Excluded ingredient ( ): potential ingredient is actively excluded
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  • Analogy ( ): something other is simulated (“fake” dish)

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Biscuits, for a good sleep

Schlafftrunckh zellttlein


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 046rRecipe Nr. 88 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: wo9a.88Shared ingredients: wo9a.88Same ingredients in following recipe: 6Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: -Preparation: pastryType: medicinal

Schlafftrunckh zellttlein Nimb ein halb pfund zucker Ein pfund Schoeen weis mehl 1/2 loth zimet i 1/2 loth pfeffer j loth enis j loth Coriandter [46v] Stoß die stueckh Alle Clein zusammen vnndt schlag 4 Ayer dotter darein vnd thue Auch ein wenig rosen wasser darundter mach ein feinst teiglein darauss walg darnach feine zelttlein daraus eines messerruecken dickh einer pfannen lang drueckh ein Model darauff bachs in einer dorttenpfannen

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