Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pea roast

ein gepraten arbayssen


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 020vRecipe Nr. 47 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Main ingredient: legumes legumesPreparation: pan fried panfriedType: -

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