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
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Pike in apple onion sauce

Einen Hecht mit zwiebeln vnd oepffeln Sauer vnd suesse etc.


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 087rRecipe Nr. 61 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo9b.61Shared ingredients: wo9b.61, wo9b.67, wo8.82, wo8.87, wo1c.16, wo1c.4Same ingredients in following recipe: 8 2Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: boiledType: sour

Einen Hecht mit zwiebeln vnd oepffeln Sauer vnd suesse etc. Nim ein gutt theil zwiebeln vnd ein Apffel oder drey schele sie schneidt sie thue [87v] sie in ein Topff vnd laß sie wol sieden mit waßer das sie weich werden schlags sie durch thue das waßer daruon als dan nim sie in den Reibasch vnd reibe sie vnd schlag es durch mit wein essig vnd wurtz es ab mit zucker Pfeffer vnd saffran darnach nim den hecht Reiß in schneidt in in stucklein setz in mit waßer vber saltz in fein scharff wen er drucken ein gesotten ist vnd noch waßer darauff so seye es rein daruon vnd geuß die brue daruber laß gemach miteinander sieden er muß fein scherfflich mit dem essig vnd zucker vorgehen ist recht etc.

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