Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
  • Tool: equipment used in cooking
  • Name: proper name of dish
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
  • Opener: phrase opening a recipe text
  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
  • Ref.: reference to another recipe
  • Kitchen Tip: set of actions concerning cooking
  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Peas, roasted

von gepraten Arbeis


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 15Source Collection: B2, fol. 095rRecipe Nr. 4 Dating: 15th c.Origin: area of ÖttingenLang: Swabian German

Similar recipes:

Same title: b2.4, bs1.94Shared ingredients: b2.4Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: legumes legumesPreparation: pan fried panfriedType: -

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