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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Nut cheese

Ein keas von nussen


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 082vRecipe Nr. 65 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

Similar recipes:

Same title: b4.65, bs1.200, w1.67Shared ingredients: b4.65, w1.67


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: analogueType: -

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