Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Dish: general category of food
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Cabbage with meat and cheese

Von Iungen weissen krautt


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 086vRecipe Nr. 89 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.89, w1.92, wo1a.32, wo3b.90Shared ingredients: b4.89, w1.92Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: vegetablesPreparation: boiledType: savoury

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