Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Instant mustard

Aber ain Seniff ze machen .


Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12Source Collection: Bs1, fol. 065rRecipe Nr. 171 Dating: 1460Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian-Alemannic

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Same title: b4.253, bs1.171, gr1.137, gr1.208, w1.254, pa1.78Shared ingredients: bs1.171Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: mustardPreparation: preserveType: -

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