Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Fish as collared pork


Pannonhalma, Library of Pannonhalma Archabbey, Cod. 118. J. 42Source Collection: Pa1, fol. 269rRecipe Nr. 1 Dating: about 1500Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.190, b6.23, gr1.203, gr1.73, w1.193, w4.128, pa1.1Shared ingredients: pa1.1Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: aspicType: -

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Pa1 - "Pannonhalma, Library of Pannonhalma Archabbey, Cod. 118. J. 42"