Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pike, stuffed with pike offal

Von ainem gefullten hecht


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 073vRecipe Nr. 13 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.13, w1.13Shared ingredients: b4.13


Main ingredient: fish offalPreparation: roastType: -

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