Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
  • Tool: equipment used in cooking
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Sour cherry, to preserve in a well

von weichsellen


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 061rRecipe Nr. 180 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.180Shared ingredients: gr1.180Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: preserveType: household tip

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