Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Bread, stuffed, and roasted

Ein Anders gepachens


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 103rRecipe Nr. 209 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.209, w1.211, k1.91, so1.66Shared ingredients: b4.209Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: breadPreparation: pastryType: -

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