Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Lamb head, baked

Aber von fleisch kraphen


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 105rRecipe Nr. 221 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.221, bs1.72, w1.222Shared ingredients: b4.221Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: offalPreparation: bakedType: -

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