Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
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Salmon, baked in a dough sheet

EIn Spise von eynem lachse


Dessau, Anhaltische Landesbücherei Dessau, Wissenschaftliche Bibliothek und Sondersammlung, Georg Hs. 278.2°Source Collection: Ds1, fol. 126rRecipe Nr. 19 Dating: 1st half to middle of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang:

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Same title: m11.20, ds1.19Shared ingredients: ds1.19Same ingredients in following recipe: 4Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: -Type: -

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Ds1 - "Dessau, Anhaltische Landesbücherei Dessau, Wissenschaftliche Bibliothek und Sondersammlung, Georg Hs. 278.2°"