Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Fig sauce

7 Ain richt von figen


Erlangen, Universitätsbibliothek Erlangen-Nürnberg, MS 457Source Collection: Er1, fol. 291rRecipe Nr. 7 Dating: 1439-1443Origin: probably HeilsbronnLang: High German languages

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Same title: pa1.73, er1.7Shared ingredients: er1.7, wo1a.13, wo3b.68, wo7a.26Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: sauceType: -

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