Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Chicken aspic in four colours

Ain sulcz von vier stucken


Basel, UB Basel, AN V 12Source Collection: Bs1, fol. 034vRecipe Nr. 54 Dating: 1460Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian-Alemannic

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Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: aspicType: show dish

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