Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Antler, with gingerbread sacue

ein hirßcornn


Berlin, GStA PK, XX. HA, OBA, Nr. 18384Source Collection: B6, fol. 006vRecipe Nr. 16 Dating: mid to late 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b6.16Shared ingredients: b6.16, w4.42, db1.1Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: game offalPreparation: -Type: -

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B6 - "Berlin, GStA PK, XX. HA, OBA, Nr. 18384"