Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pike in cheese parsley root sauce

Einen Hecht mit Parmasan kesz vnd Pettersilgen wurtzell etc.


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 092vRecipe Nr. 76 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo9b.76Shared ingredients: wo9b.76Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: boiledType: -

Einen Hecht mit Parmasan kesz vnd Pettersilgen wurtzell etc. Nim Pettersilgen wurtzel schneidt sie fein klein setz sie bey mitt Rindtfleisch brue wen sie gekocht ist so reibe sie in einem Reib asch schlage sie durch ein durchschlag mit Rindtfleisch brue Parmasan keß genommen vnd den vff ein Riebeyssen gerieben Thue in zu der selbigen Pettersilgen wurtzell [93r] darnach wurtz es ab mit Pfeffer vnd saffran nim dan ein hecht schiepffe in schneidt in zu stucken wasch in fein sauber aus geuß in ein kessel Rindtfleisch brue laß sie sie siedent heiß werden lege den hecht darein vnd wen er wol gesotten vnd gescheumet ist so nim den keße vnd die Pettersilgen wurtzell geuß daruber hero Iedoch rur es zuuor wol vmb vnd vnd richte es an so ist es recht etc.

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