Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Sour cherry wine

ain ckerssen tranck


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 081rRecipe Nr. 237 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.266, gr1.237, w1.267, b5.1, wo3b.148, wo3b.149Shared ingredients: gr1.237Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: drinkType: -

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