Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Trotters aspic

Mer ain Essen von ainer Sulcz


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 101vRecipe Nr. 202 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.202, w1.205Shared ingredients: b4.202, w1.205


Main ingredient: offalPreparation: aspicType: -

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