Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Nut and fig fried dumplings in lent

kreppelin inder fasten


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. fol. 244 Source Collection: B1, fol. 285rRecipe Nr. 1 Dating: ca. 1445Origin: area of MainzLang: Rhine Franconian

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Main ingredient: -Preparation: dumplingsType: -

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