Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Cabbage, marinated with honey and spices

ain gemachens ckrawt


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 070rRecipe Nr. 201 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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