Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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A whole chicken in a pinch bottle

Ain Huen


Pannonhalma, Library of Pannonhalma Archabbey, Cod. 118. J. 42Source Collection: Pa1, fol. 273vRecipe Nr. 11 Dating: about 1500Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.126, pa1.11Shared ingredients: pa1.11Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: complexType: show dish

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