Tag Archives: 15th century

Hulling Oats

Just a brief recipe today, I managed to catch the latest bug making the rounds and need to get back into bed. The Mondseer Kochbuch on hulling oats: 160 To prepare oat grains If you want to prepare oat grains … Continue reading

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New Source Translation: Mondseer Kochbuch

I am very happy to say I finally found the time to do a final edit and here, in time for the holidays, is the complete translation of the Mondseer Kochbuch. 167 recipes, many paralleled in two other manuscript sources, … Continue reading

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Little Fritters in Sauce

The final day of a bad week, and a small, but interesting recipe from the Mondseer Kochbuch: 155 Fried beans or nuns’ farts in drink (nunnenfürtz in gesüff) Item of a side dish (gemüß). Roll out an egg dough with … Continue reading

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Filled Eggs without Falcons

The ongoing parallels between the Mondseer Kochbuch and Meister Hans clarify the baffling habich muos. Among a number of recipes for filled eggs in the Mondseer Kochbuch, there is this: 149 Filled eggs Of filled eggs. Chop sage small, fry … Continue reading

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Kugelpipp

No, I have no idea what that actually means, either. A recipe from the Mondseer Kochbuch: 146 To prepare Kugel pip Item peel sour apples, slice them thin, and cook them in fat until they are soft. Pour off the … Continue reading

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Fried Lamb’s Head

Yet another recipe from the Mondseer Kochbuch, and easily the most disturbing centrepiece to a feast table in that book. 131 To fry lamb heads and other heads Take the head of a lamb and boil it until it is … Continue reading

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An Oddly Named Honey Fritter

Another recipe from the Mondseer Kochbuch that combines straightforward instructions with somewhat baffling nomenclature. 144 Infidel cakes or isinglass (hausen platter) Roll out a dough of eggs with a rolling pin (waltzen) as thin as a wafer (oblat) and cut … Continue reading

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Dried Breadcrumb Supplies

Apologies for missing out on so much. Work continues to eat much of my time, and now there is the added prospect of a nationwide rail strike adding to tomorrow’s commute. Today’s recipe is from the Mondseer Kochbuch again, and … Continue reading

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Kuchenmaistrey in Print! And Pea Patties

I am glad to tell you today that, at long last, the technical issues have been resolved and it is possible to get a print version of my translation of the Kuchenmaistrey. To celebrate the occasion, I would like to … Continue reading

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Cheese-Bacon Fritters

Another recipe from the Mondseer Kochbuch. The formula is plain, but the instructions are interesting: 143 Krapfen fried with a filling (sältz) A filling (saltz) for krapfen. Prepare a filling (füll saltzen) with grated cheese and with eggs and also … Continue reading

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