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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Sour cream pastry puree

Ein ander gemuess .


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 093vRecipe Nr. 145 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.145, w1.149Shared ingredients: b4.145


Main ingredient: dairyPreparation: pureeType: savoury

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