Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
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Black nuts

ein gmacht mueß


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 024rRecipe Nr. 63 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.182, gr1.63, h2a.30, pa1.16, b5.7, bs2.59, b1.74, wo3b.16Shared ingredients: gr1.63Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: preserveType: -

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