Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pike, boiled with apple, lemon, onion and bacon

Ein andern Hecht mit zittronen oepffeln zwiebeln vnd Speck etc.


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 089vRecipe Nr. 67 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo9b.67Shared ingredients: wo9b.67Same ingredients in following recipe: 3 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: boiledType: -

Ein andern Hecht mit zittronen oepffeln zwiebeln vnd Speck etc. Nim zittronen j zwiebeln vnd 2 oepffel vnd ein wenig semmeln ein stucklein speck als ein welsche nuß groß hacks vffs kleinste durcheinander nim den hecht schiepffe in wesch in sauber aus schneidt in in stucklein nim ein kessel thue saltz darein lege den hecht darzu geueß wein darauff vnd ein wenig waßer thue das gehackte auch darzu setz es vber laß es gemach miteinander sieden als dan wens wol gesotten geueß ein wenig essig darzu wurtz es ab mit [90r] Pfeffer saffran vnd zucker laß gemach miteinander vff sieden also ists recht

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