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
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Capon, stuffed

Gefulten kapponen


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1023 Source Collection: B3, fol. 123rRecipe Nr. 11 Dating: 1497Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Alemannic

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Same title: b3.11Shared ingredients: b3.11Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: roastType: -

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B3 - "Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1023"