Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Beef pastry

ein pachen machen von rindfleisch


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 039rRecipe Nr. 114 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.114Shared ingredients: gr1.114Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: meatPreparation: pastryType: -

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