Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Fish roast as partridge

Ain gepratens von Repphunern



  • holczernn das hat ein formm als ein Repphuenn (casserole)
  • zway holcz In der formm zwayer Repphuenr wenn Man die zusamen drukcht das es formm macht als ein Repphuenn (skewer)


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 071vRecipe Nr. 2 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Main ingredient: fishPreparation: roastType: show dish

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