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Dagged Fritters

Another short recipe from Philippine Welser – I’m interpreting quite freely here, but I think it makes sense. 114 To make a pretty fringe (gefresch) around a tart Prepare a dough as though for hares’ ears (hasen nerla) and it … Continue reading

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Bag Pudding Fritters

Two brief recipes from Philippine Welser’s collection, and I beg your forgbearance with all the gaps. I have once again been distracted by a fascinating source and had to finish a manuscript. Sadly, it does not look like my time … Continue reading

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Antler-shaped fritters

I am sorry for the long silence. This weekend, I was busy cooking a historical wedding feast for the sister of a good friend in South Germany, which involved as good deal of preparation and some pretty crazy travel arrangements. … Continue reading

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Wafer Fritters

Another set of recipes from Philippine Welser’s collection: 94 If you want to make wafer fritters (mandatten baches) Take almonds and grind or pound them small and see they do not turn oily. Moisten them with rosewater in a timely … Continue reading

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Piped Fritters

We are finally getting into the next section of Philippine Welser’s recipe collection. After tarts and pastries, here come the fritters: 90 Here follow the fritters If you want to make fritters with a syringe (spritzen baches) Take milk in … Continue reading

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In Praise of the Pig

The König vom Odenwald is finished, but I will still need to do some work on the final edit and think about what to do with it. Meanwhile, here is another poem in praise of the pig: IX This is … Continue reading

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Veal Roulade Pastry

Another short recipe from the Philippine Welser collection today, and one that I think I want to try: 73 If you want to prepare a good pastry of hetalin or haters (cutlets) Cut broad slices from veal and beat them … Continue reading

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Spanish Pastries

Just a short recipe from Philippine Welser’s collection today. It looks like an early form of puff pastry: 71 If you want to make Spanish pastries Take good flour and prepare a dough with clear warm water. Salt it a … Continue reading

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In Praise of Chickens

My apologies – again – for not writing anything in a week. It has been a very busy week, much of it good, but I have something big in store for Easter. Not only was I able to spend the … Continue reading

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Two More Pastry Crust Recipes

This is a pretty exciting find from Philippine Welser’s recipe collection: 58 How you should make pastry coffins (bastetten hefen) Take half fine flour and half second flour (nach mel, flour of lesser quality), break 2 eggs into it and … Continue reading

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