Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
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Fresh cheese pancake

ein essen in dem meyen daz haist ein gespott


Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. D II 30Source Collection: Bs2, fol. 303rRecipe Nr. 21 Dating: late 15th c. to early 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: East Franconian-Bavarian

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Main ingredient: dairyPreparation: pancakeType: -

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Bs2 - "Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. D II 30"