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
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Almond puree

ein reindel von mandel


Brixen/Bressanone, Bibliothek des Priesterseminars, Cod. I 5 (Nr. 125)Source Collection: Br1, fol. 230rRecipe Nr. 1 Dating: ca. 1430/40 (Adamson 1996, 291); mid-15th c. (Honold 2005, 26)Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

Similar recipes:

Same title: b4.32, br1.1, bs1.2, gr1.30, w1.32, w4.18, pa1.33, pa1.64, ds1.62, b1.17, wo1a.90, wo7a.28, wo7b.171, wo9a.106Shared ingredients: br1.1, gr1.108Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: pureeType: -

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Br1 - "Brixen/Bressanone, Bibliothek des Priesterseminars, Cod. I 5 (Nr. 125)"