Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Herbal wine for the liver

Kreuetterwein fur die leber


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 31.3 Aug. 2°Source Collection: Wo11, fol. 298vRecipe Nr. 15 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang:

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Main ingredient: herbsPreparation: -Type: medicinal

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Wo11 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 31.3 Aug. 2°"