Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Nut and fig fried dumplings

5 krapffen inn der vasten


Erlangen, Universitätsbibliothek Erlangen-Nürnberg, MS 457Source Collection: Er1, fol. 290vRecipe Nr. 5 Dating: 1439-1443Origin: probably HeilsbronnLang: High German languages

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Same title: gr1.136, gr1.99, pa1.71, er1.5Shared ingredients: er1.5, wo1a.11, wo3b.62Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 1


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