Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
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Almond puree

ein mandel musz


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. fol. 244 Source Collection: B1, fol. 287vRecipe Nr. 17 Dating: ca. 1445Origin: area of MainzLang: Rhine Franconian

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Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: pureeType: sweet

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