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
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
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  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
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  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Black puree / black food coloring

ein schwarcz muß


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 034rRecipe Nr. 100 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.100Shared ingredients: bs1.242, gr1.100, wo3b.39Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: -Preparation: -Type: colorant

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