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
  • Name: proper name of dish
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
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Egreasing chicken aspic

Ein Sulcz von huenern


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 100vRecipe Nr. 194 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.194, w1.197Shared ingredients: b4.194


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: aspicType: kitchen tip

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