Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Chicken, roasted in egg puree

Von dreyn haymischen hunernn


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 095rRecipe Nr. 157 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.157, w1.159Shared ingredients: b4.157, w1.159Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: cickenPreparation: roastType: -

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