Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Curled puree

ein cruselecht muesz


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. fol. 244 Source Collection: B1, fol. 288rRecipe Nr. 21 Dating: ca. 1445Origin: area of MainzLang: Rhine Franconian

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Same title: b1.21Shared ingredients: b1.21, wo7b.72, wo8.240, wo8.294Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: -Preparation: pureeType: -

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