Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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White bread loaf stuffed with small poultry

ein gefulte semel mit vogel


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 065rRecipe Nr. 189 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.189Shared ingredients: gr1.189Same ingredients in following recipe: 6Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: breadPreparation: stuffedType: -

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