Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Lamprey, dietetics




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Augsburg, Universitätsbibl., Cod.III.1.2°43Source Collection: A1, fol. 065rRecipe Nr. 75 Dating: 4th quater of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian, Bavarian, Bavarian

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Main ingredient: fishPreparation: -Type: medicinal

Lampreda Est plus de calido aere quam de frigido habet naturam piscium et serpentum quia aliquantulum venenosa est Et in cauda sua venenum gerit Et tamen duos habet oculos quia foramina que quasi oculi in eo videntur oculi non sunt sed tamen ceca foramina noctem diligit ac in cauernalis et in paludibus aquarum libenter moratur et in mundis pascuis vtitur Et tam sanis quam infirmis hominibus mala est Ac malam digestionem in stomacho parat atque in omnibus venis tempestates excitat nec vlla vtilitas in ea est

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