Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Poultry with cumin

romischen chumell pratt


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 060rRecipe Nr. 177 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: roastType: -

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