Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Beef puree

Aber ain gemuss von Rinttfleisch


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 084vRecipe Nr. 77 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.77, w1.79Shared ingredients: b4.77, w1.79Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: meatPreparation: pureeType: savoury

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