Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Calf's skin with spiced sauce

ein chalb machen


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 042rRecipe Nr. 128 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.128Shared ingredients: gr1.128Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: offalPreparation: boiledType: -

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