Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Partridge, boiled

Von Repphunnernn


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 094vRecipe Nr. 154 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.154, w1.156Shared ingredients: b4.154, w1.156Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: game poultryPreparation: boiledType: -

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