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From Alte Kochrezepte aus dem bayrischen

(Germany, ~1500 - V. Bach, trans.)

(none found)

From Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]

(England, 1425)

Blaundesore to potage

Blaumanger to potage

Murre to potage

Sause neyger for hennes or capons

Potage wauter

Viande sypris for xl. mees

Viande Burton for xl mees


Potage wastere

From An Anonymous Tuscan Cookery Book

(Italy, ~1400 - Ariane Helou, trans.)

Fine Greens and Fennel



From An Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook

(Andalusia, 13th c. - Charles Perry, trans.)

A Dish of Pullets Suitable for the Aged and Those with Moistnesses

Recipe for Mujabbana with "Eggs"

Recipe for Oven Cheese Pie

Manner of Making a Syrup of Maryû t

Syrup of Hyssop

Syrup of Thistle

Mint Paste

Fourth Chapter

Powders That Digest The Food

From A Book of Cookrye

(England, 1591)

To still a cock for a weake body that is consumed.

To make Farts of Portingale.

From Ein Buch von guter spise

(Germany, ca. 1345 - Alia Atlas, trans.)

10. Ein spise von birn (A food of pears)

18. Von frischen elen (Of Fresh Eels)

19. Diz ist ein gut spise von eime lahs (This is a good food of a salmon)

28. Wilt du machen ein spise von hüenren (How you want to make a food of hens)

29. Wilt du machen ein gut lebern (How you want to make a good liver)

30. Ein gut spise (A good food)

48. Ein condimentlin (A condiment)

50. Von gebraten (Of roasting)

From Recipes from John Crophill's Commonplace Book

(England, 1485)

(none found)

From Delights for Ladies

(England, 1609)

(none found)

From MS Douce 257

(England, 1381)

(none found)

From Du fait de cuisine

(France, 1420 - Elizabeth Cook, trans.)

(none found)

From Een notabel boecxken van cokeryen

(Netherlands, ca. 1510 - C. van Tets, trans.)

A Good Sauce

From Enseignements qui enseingnent a apareillier toutes manieres de viandes

(France, ca. 1300 - D. Myers, trans.)

(none found)

From Forme of Cury

(England, 1390)

Blank Maunger

Blank Dessorre


Chyryse XX.II





From Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]

(England, 1390)

.xxxviij. Morree.

.xxxvij. Blank dessoree.

.lvij. Chyrys.

.lxliij. Erboule.

.lxlviij. Compast.

.Cxxij. Cold brewet.

.Cxxxv. Sauce noyre for capouns y rosted.

From Gentyll manly Cokere (MS Pepys 1047)

(England, ca. 1500)

(none found)

From The Good Housewife's Jewell

(England, 1596)

To make fine cracknels

To make fine bisket bread

To make fine bread

THE NAMES OF ALL thinges necessary for a banquet

A Copie of Doctor Steeuens water

To make Rosemary water

To make Bisket bread

From Das Kochbuch des Meisters Eberhard

(Germany, 15th century - V. Bach, trans.)

(none found)

From Koge Bog

(Denmark, 1616 - Martin Forest, trans.)


LXII - A mash of gingerbread

LXIII - A mash of ale

LXXII - To bake marcipan

LXXIII - A mash of ginger bread

LXXXIII - Aspic of Cow's feet

From Das Kuchbuch der Sabina Welserin

(Germany, 16th century - V. Armstrong, trans.)

13 To make stuffed birds

66 A game pie

From Liber cure cocorum [Sloane MS 1986]

(England, 1430)

For Charlet icoloured

Sawce best for capons rostyd

From Libre del Coch

(Spain, 1520 - Robin Carroll-Mann, trans.)


From Due Libri di Cucina - Libro B

(Italy, 15th c. - Rebecca Friedman, trans.)

LXXVI To make sausage

From Libro di cucina / Libro per cuoco

(Italy, 14th/15th c. - Louise Smithson, trans.)

VII - Good taste / relish of chickens (pullets)

XXI - Compost (pickle) good and perfect

LXXXV - Relish for meat boiled or roasted

From Le Menagier de Paris

(France, 1393 - Janet Hinson, trans.)

For chamber-spices [goodies served in the drawing-room or dressing-room (JH)]



From The Neapolitan recipe collection

(Italy, 15th c - T. Scully, trans.)

A Dish of “A Thousand Pageboys”

Almond Junket-Cheese

Fake Ricotta

From A NEVV BOOKE of Cookerie

(England, 1615)

(none found)

From A Noble Boke off Cookry

(England, 1468)

A posthot

To mak Breney

To mak braun rialle

Charlet collouret

From Ouverture de Cuisine

(France, 1604 - Daniel Myers, trans.)

For the fruit

Firstly the cabbage flowers

To make apple tarts

To make a shoulder of mutton stuffed & roasted

Fourth service

From A Proper newe Booke of Cokerye

(England, mid-16th c.)

(none found)

From Le Recueil de Riom

(France, 15th century)

(none found)

From MS Royal 12.C.xii

(England/France, 1340 - D. Myers, trans.)

(none found)

From The Second part of the good Hus-wiues Iewell

(England, 1597)

(none found)

From Thomas Awkbarow's Recipes (MS Harley 5401)

(England, 15th century)
[based on a concordance]



To make a Syrop of Wardons

To make Char de Crabb

From The Prince of Transylvania's Court Cookbook

(Hungary, 16th c.)

How to Make Sponge Cake

Almond Milk and Its Many Powers

Another Method

Bread With Sugar for Patients

Water for Chest Pains

From The Treasurie of commodious Conceits

(England, 1573 - J. Holloway, transcr.)

Powder to make the belly soluble

How to make a soueraigne Water

From A Treatise of Portuguese Cuisine from the 15th Century

(Portugal, 15th c. - Fernanda Gomes, trans.)

55 - Confeitos

56 - Fartes (farto

From Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books

(England, 1430)

xij - Fride Creme of Almaundys

xxj - Blandissorye

Cxvj - Blaunche de ferry

Cxlij - Vyande Ryalle

xxix - Flampoyntes bake

Blaunde sorre

Fried creme de almondes

Black sauce for capouns y-rostyde

From Le Viandier de Taillevent

(France, ca. 1380 - James Prescott, trans.)

Here is how you make the pottage called menjoire

Laces of white capon meat

From Recipes from the Wagstaff Miscellany

(England, 1460)


Paynd foundow

Perys in confyte

Perys in Syrup

Brawn ryal brawn sypres brawn bruse

Lech lumbard

Dyvers desire

A colde bakyn mete

From Wel ende edelike spijse

(Dutch, late 15th c. - Christianne Muusers, trans.)

Vegetable stew

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