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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Chicken, roasted and boiled with pomegranate

Gebrattene Huner mit granat oepffeln etc.


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 068vRecipe Nr. 5 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo9b.5Shared ingredients: wo9b.5Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 1 1


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: boiledType: sour

Gebrattene Huner mit granat oepffeln etc. [69r] Wen sie gebratten sein zu lege sie geuß wein vnd Essig mit ein wenig Ingber in ein Tiegel auch zucker dar zu vnd Thue die hunner darein laß es wol miteinander auff sieden vnd wen du balt wilt anrichten so Thue die kern aus den granatt oepffeln sauber heraus Thue sie in den Tiegel vnd laß miteinander auff sieden als dan ists gutt etc.

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