Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Fish puree with blood

ein prawns muss von vischen


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 079vRecipe Nr. 233 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.83, gr1.233, w1.86Shared ingredients: gr1.233Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: pureeType: -

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