Tag Archives: Königsberg MS

Another Liver in a Caul

Yes, Philippine Welser also has one: 121 To fry a goat liver Chop the liver thoroughly (?raych) and add a good part of bacon to it, and sage, onion, and parsley. Chop it all together and take a little caraway, … Continue reading

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Lenten Dessert

We followed the fish feast on Good Friday with a dessert of illusion foods: Pastries, bratwurst sausages, and porridge topped with fried lardons. All of them fit for Lent. The pastries are easiest: You simply fill them with something other … Continue reading

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A Breadcrumb Cake

I am back to shorter posts of individual recipes that can hopefully be more frequent again. Today: Something the recipe collection of Philippine Welser calls a tart (dortten): 41 If you want to make a tart of semel bread (semla) … Continue reading

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Sour Sauces from the Mondseer Kochbuch

The manuscript contains several recipes for very similar sauces based on sour fruit and vegetable juices: 32 How to prepare a good special (seindre) sauce Take grapes and pound sour apples together, mix it with wine and press it out. … Continue reading

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Mortar Chicken from the Mondseer Kochbuch

Another recipe from the Mondseer Kochbuch, one with plenty of parallels: 10 A roast chicken in a mortar Take a roast chicken and cut it up (zuo glide) small. Take white bread and prepare a thin egg batter. Pound saffron … Continue reading

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All About Peas, Part Two

Continuing the Innsbruck MS’s pea recipes: 93 If you would make peas in jelly (gesultz arbais), also prepare them in this manner and boil them in honey, that way they turn out thick. Then cut them into slices, lay them … Continue reading

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A Pike Galantine Recipe from the Innsbruck MS

This recipe is very interesting, not least because of its parallels, and because it suggests my interpretation actually was correct. They ate fish jam. 40 If you would make a good galantine (galrad) of a pike, boil the pike and … Continue reading

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Dried Pear Puree from the Innsbruck MS

Another short recipe, I’m tired onight. This one is interesting because of how widespread it is: 15 If you would make a puree of dried pears (klotzenpirn), wash them in warm water, cut off the stalks and the cores, and … Continue reading

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Fake Hard-Boiled Eggs

From the Kuenstlichs und Fuertrefflichs Kochbuch, another recipe for fake eggs. 63 Hard-Boiled Eggs with Almonds Take blanched almond kernels, grind them small, and colour yellow as much as is required for the yolk. Take eggshells and pour out (thus… … Continue reading

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Three Recipes for Sick People

From the Kuenstlich und Fuertrefflichs Kochbuch: 23 Frying Kuechlein for Sick People Take a quarter of a hen that is boiled, the ‘crumb’ (prosem – i.e. the meat?) of it, cut it small. Take plums, remove the stones, and also … Continue reading

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