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
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Roe flat cake

4 Fladen inn der fasten


Erlangen, Universitätsbibliothek Erlangen-Nürnberg, MS 457Source Collection: Er1, fol. 290vRecipe Nr. 4 Dating: 1439-1443Origin: probably HeilsbronnLang: High German languages

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Same title: er1.4Shared ingredients: b4.43, gr1.141, gr1.50, er1.4, wo3b.61Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: pastryType: -

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