Tag Archives: Lent

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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May Dish for Lent

Another recipe from the Kuenstlichs und Furetrefflichs Kochbuch: 8 A different May spoon dish (Mayen müß) Item rice, boil that in milk that is thick or take almond milk if it is nicely blue. Blanch almonds, and take as much … Continue reading

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Fake Chopped Meat and Cracklings for Lent

Another two recipes from Cgm 384 II, these are illusion foods for meatless days. 58 A chopped dish (gehäckt) in Lent Make a gehäkt in Lent of chopped almonds. Colour part of them and leave the other part white, and … Continue reading

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Fish Loaf Recipes from Cgm 384

There is an interesting, but rather crowded recipe in the collection that described how to turn fish – nothing less than the noble pike, too – into moulded show dishes: 33 Roast Pike Take pike or other large fish, remove … Continue reading

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A Pancake Dish from Cgm 384 II

An interesting recipe. 13 A Pepper Sauce Dish Fry a pancake/sheet (plat) in a pan and cut it into cubes (wuirfellt). And prepare a black pepper sauce of bread, flour, and fish broth, and let the fried (das gebachen) boil … Continue reading

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Stockfish from Meister Eberhard

An interesting recipe with an eye to technique. <<R23>> Wiltu einen gutten stockfisch machenn. If you want to make good stockfish. Let it boil as long as veal and let it boil down at a simmer (auff halben wogk). Pour … Continue reading

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Stockfish Mus from Meister Eberhard

A short recipe that is notable mainly for being clearly parallel to one in Cod Pal Germ 551. The two texts clearly belong to the same tradition though, as we will see, Eberhard has more in common with the Kuchemaistrey … Continue reading

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Pepper Sauce for Fish from the Inntalkochbuch

I’ll be taking off the long weekend, but have this fruity spicy fish sauce recipe for Friday. <<43>> Ein gar guten pfeffer zu vischen A very good pepper sauce for fish Take soft raisins and a blackened toasted bread slice, … Continue reading

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Almond Cheese from the Inntalkochbuch

Another standard recipe with many parallels. <<42>> Ein chäs von mandel A cheese of almond(s) Boil almond milk in a small pan with spiced wine until it curdles – the wine must be sweet – and pour it onto a … Continue reading

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Fake Lenten Roast from the Inntalkochbuch

Here is another example of Lenten foods designed to imitate meat. This dish uses egg, so it is not applicable under conditions of strict fasting. <<36>> Ein gespikchter praten von vischen A larded roast of fish Scale the fish and … Continue reading

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