Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Figs in aspic

Ein Sulcz von Veygen


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 099rRecipe Nr. 188 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.188, w1.191Shared ingredients: b4.188Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: aspicType: sweet

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