Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pancakes in three colours, stuffed

ge fulte pletter ge varbtew


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 058vRecipe Nr. 173 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.173, db1.37Shared ingredients: gr1.173Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pancakeType: show dish

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