Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Wheat starch

kraft mell


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 067rRecipe Nr. 194 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.194Shared ingredients: gr1.194, wo7a.260Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: cerealsPreparation: -Type: kitchen tip

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