Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Chicken claws with veal dumplings

Ein essen von huennernn fuezzen .


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 093rRecipe Nr. 144 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.144, w1.148Shared ingredients: b4.144Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: meatPreparation: dumplingsType: show dish

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