Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Almonds as poached eggs

verlorene air vonn mandel auff ein schussel


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 036vRecipe Nr. 108 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.108, wo3b.158, wo8.177Shared ingredients: gr1.108Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: complexType: analogue

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