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
  • Opener: phrase opening a recipe text
  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
  • Ref.: reference to another recipe
  • Kitchen Tip: set of actions concerning cooking
  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Pear and apple stuffed French toast

Ein gepachens von piernn


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 106rRecipe Nr. 227 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.227Shared ingredients: b4.227, w1.228Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruit fruitPreparation: pan fried panfriedType: -

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