Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Freshwater crayfish roast, four colours

einen protten von krebsen


Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. D II 30Source Collection: Bs2, fol. 302vRecipe Nr. 19 Dating: late 15th c. to early 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: East Franconian-Bavarian

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Same title: bs2.19, db1.29, db1.31, wo3b.176Shared ingredients: bs2.19Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: roastType: show dish

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