Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Birds nest pastry with feathered birds

ein pachens da lembtig vogel In sindt


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 052rRecipe Nr. 160 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.160Shared ingredients: gr1.160Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: game poultryPreparation: pastryType: show dish

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