Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Egg cake with white bread

einen guten kuchenn von eyeren


Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. D II 30Source Collection: Bs2, fol. 305vRecipe Nr. 39 Dating: late 15th c. to early 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: East Franconian-Bavarian

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Same title: h2a.54, a1b.14, bs2.39, db1.34Shared ingredients: wo9a.41, h2a.22, h2a.54, h2b.13, a1b.14, bs2.14, bs2.39, db1.12, wo3b.145, wo3b.161, wo7a.179, br1.7, wo7a.205, wo7b.88Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pastryType: -

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Bs2 - "Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. D II 30"