Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Blanc manger



Brixen/Bressanone, Bibliothek des Priesterseminars, Cod. I 5 (Nr. 125)Source Collection: Br1, fol. 231vRecipe Nr. 13 Dating: ca. 1430/40 (Adamson 1996, 291); mid-15th c. (Honold 2005, 26)Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.122, b4.134, br1.13, bs1.187, gr1.101, gr1.150, gr1.223, gr1.244, gr1.82, w1.126, w1.138, w4.61, m11.3, m11.80, pa1.30, pa1.39, ds1.3, wo3b.14, wo3b.35, wo3b.48Shared ingredients: br1.13, wo7a.175, wo7b.125Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: blanc mangerType: show dish

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