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
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Almond hedgehog, black

Von ainem Swarczen ygel


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 078rRecipe Nr. 37 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.37, w1.39Shared ingredients: b4.37, w1.39, wo7a.24, wo7b.167Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: aspicType: show dish

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