Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Hemp curd

Von ainem haniff Schotten


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 080vRecipe Nr. 52 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.52, bs1.201, w1.54Shared ingredients: b4.52, w1.54Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: seedsPreparation: analogueType: show dish

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