Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Egg, giant

Ein essen von dreyssig ayeren


Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. D II 30Source Collection: Bs2, fol. 307vRecipe Nr. 51 Dating: late 15th c. to early 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: East Franconian-Bavarian

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Same title: bs1.260, gr1.206, h2a.62, h2b.37, w4.59, pa1.10, bs2.51, wo1a.4, wo3b.8Shared ingredients: wo3b.8, wo8.168, wo8.176, gr1.206, h2a.62, pa1.10, bs2.51Same ingredients in following recipe: 4Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: complexType: show dish

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