Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Almond hedgehog

ein ygel von mandel


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 018vRecipe Nr. 38 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: aspicType: show dish

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