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
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Calf's liver, stuffed

Ein gefulte lebern


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 15Source Collection: B2, fol. 095rRecipe Nr. 5 Dating: 15th c.Origin: area of ÖttingenLang: Swabian German

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Same title: b2.5Shared ingredients: b2.5Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: offal offalPreparation: pan fried panfriedType: -

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