Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Almond and roe pastry

mer von mandel


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 021rRecipe Nr. 50 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.43, gr1.50, w1.45Shared ingredients: b4.43, gr1.141, gr1.50, er1.4, wo3b.61Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: pastryType: -

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