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Two Recipes for Green Tart

I love green tart, and these two recipes from the collection of Philippine Welser are interesting: 51 If you want to make a tart of greens (krautt dortten) Take on your table sage leaves, eight marjoram sprigs, a handful of … Continue reading

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English Tart

A continuation of yesterday’s cheese tart, this recipe from Philippine Welser’s collection is referred to as ‘English’, putting it in the direct tradition of a number of earlier sources. 49 If you want to make an English tart Prepare as … Continue reading

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Cheese Tart

Another brief recipe: Cheese Tart from Philippine Welser’s collection. 46 If you want to make a cheese tart First take a good, sweet, fat cheese that is not old or crumbly (resch). Grate it small and put the grated cheese … Continue reading

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Pine Nut Tart

I will need to limit myself to shorter posts for a while because I have a lot going on at work. Today, sixteenth century pine nut tarts. First by Philippine Welser: 44 If you want to make a pine nut … Continue reading

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Another Pumpkin Tart

Philippine Welser’s recipe collection also has a pumpkin tart: 43 If you want to make pumpkin tart Take pumpkin and let it boil long (jber syedenn) and chop it small. Take grated bread and cheese and put it in. Add … 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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A Meatless Recipe Testing Session

On the anniversary of last year’s fritter experimenting session, I got together with some local friends from my mnedieval club for an arts & sciences meeting. I, of course, provided food. It was a good opportunity to try out a … Continue reading

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Philippine Welser’s Strawberry Tart

I’m very busy and today’s recipe is brief again: 39 If you want to make a strawberry tart Lay the strawberries on the tart base and strew them with sugar, then lay on more strawberries and sugar again, until it … Continue reading

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Egg Tarts from Philippine Welser

Another instance of this manuscript collecting many variations on a theme: 13 If you want to make an egg tart Take a Maß of milk and add ten eggs. Beat them well together and then put it into a pan. … Continue reading

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Clarifying Sugar with Philippine Welser

Another source begins. Recipe 1 in the recipe collection owned by Philippine Welser (c. 1550): 1 Clarifying sugar Take one pound of sugar and the white of an egg, beat this well with a spoon and put it into the … Continue reading

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