The meat of an old deer or hare causes melancholy
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Das Kochbuch des Meisters Eberhard (Germany, 15th century - V. Bach, trans.), entitled "The meat of an old deer or hare causes melancholy". [insert a brief description of dish here, possibly including any or all of the following: characteristics of the final dish, when or how it might have been served, and why you selected it]


The Source Recipe
The original text of the recipe is as follows:

The meat of an old deer or hare causes melancholy, bad dreams and bad thoughts. But roast hare nourishes people who have been struck by the paralysis [palsy?].

Item eins altenn hirschen fleysch vnd hasen fleisch macht melancolej, pöß trawm vnd pöß gedennckenn. Doch eins hasen gebrotenn genert den menschenn, den das parliß geschlagen hat.



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Materials
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venison
rabbit


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Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "Das Kochbuch des Meisters Eberhard". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?kochb:82>. Accessed on August 17, 2019, 1:42 pm.




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