Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
  • Tool: equipment used in cooking
  • Name: proper name of dish
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Calf's liver roast

von einer gefulten leber


Debrecen, Tiszántuli Református Egyházkerület Nagykönyvtárschatt, R 605Source Collection: Db1, fol. 092rRecipe Nr. 28 Dating: 1469-1474 and beforeOrigin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: h2a.32, h2b.16, a1b.8, bs2.17, db1.28, wo3b.175, wo7b.38, wo8.74Shared ingredients: db1.28, wo3b.175Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: offalPreparation: roastType: -

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