Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pike skin, stuffed with pike farce

ein hecht huebsch fuellen


Brixen/Bressanone, Bibliothek des Priesterseminars, Cod. I 5 (Nr. 125)Source Collection: Br1, fol. 232vRecipe Nr. 17 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: br1.17, w1.31, db1.22, ds1.38, ds1.47Shared ingredients: br1.17, wo3b.170Same ingredients in following recipe: 6Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: boiledType: show dish

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