Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pike, boiled with parsley root

Einen Hecht mit abgeriebener Pettersilgen wurtzel etc.


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 093rRecipe Nr. 78 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo9b.78Shared ingredients: wo8.83, wo9b.76, wo9b.78Same ingredients in following recipe: 1 3Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: boiledType: -

Einen Hecht mit abgeriebener Pettersilgen wurtzel etc. Nim Pettersilgen wurtzel mache in fein Rein schneide sie klein vnd setze sie bey mit Rindtfleisch brue wen sie weich gekocht so Reibe sie in ein Reib [93v] asch schlag sie durch mit Rindfleisch brue nim ein Hecht schiepffe in Reiß In schneidt in zu stucken wesch in sauber aus in Rindtfleisch brue geuß sie in ein keßell wens seudt so wirff den Hecht darein wen er wol gesotten wurtze die Pettersilgen wurtzel abe mit Pfeffer vnd saffran vnd geuß gemach darein laß gemach sieden das ein dickes bruelein krigt so ists recht etc.

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