Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
  • Tool: equipment used in cooking
  • Name: proper name of dish
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ein guetten seniff


Graz, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. 1609Source Collection: Gr1, fol. 033vRecipe Nr. 98 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Main ingredient: mustardPreparation: sauceType: -

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