Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Chard, to preserve

ein guett ckrawtt


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 063vRecipe Nr. 186 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.186, h2a.15Shared ingredients: gr1.186Same ingredients in following recipe: 4Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: vegetablesPreparation: preserveType: household tip

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