Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Bohemian peas

Von ainem pehaymischen arbais muess


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 083vRecipe Nr. 71 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Main ingredient: legumesPreparation: pureeType: foreign

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