Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Eggs with pepper sauce in lent

Ayer In Einem pfeffer Inder vasten


Pannonhalma, Library of Pannonhalma Archabbey, Cod. 118. J. 42Source Collection: Pa1, fol. 287rRecipe Nr. 47 Dating: about 1500Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: bs1.9, pa1.47Shared ingredients: pa1.47Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: -Type: -

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