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
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  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
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  • 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
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Capon in almond sauce

Ein andern Cappaunen in einem Mandel sotte etc.


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 075rRecipe Nr. 27 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo9b.27Shared ingredients: wo9b.27Same ingredients in following recipe: 2 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: boiledType: sour

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