Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Sauce, white

Am Ersten von ainer Weissen geyslicz


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 078vRecipe Nr. 39 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: sauceType: -

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