Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Flat cake in lent

Ainen fladen In der vasten mach also


Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12Source Collection: Bs1, fol. 048rRecipe Nr. 114 Dating: 1460Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian-Alemannic

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Same title: bs1.114, wo1a.10Shared ingredients: bs1.114, bs1.31Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: flat cakeType: lent dish

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Bs1 - "Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12"