Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Egg puree, pressed

ein guet gmuß


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 014rRecipe Nr. 20 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.20Shared ingredients: gr1.20, k1.125, so1.97Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pureeType: savoury

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