Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Gudgeon with cinnamom

gefult grundel


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 057rRecipe Nr. 170 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.170Shared ingredients: gr1.170Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: stuffedType: -

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