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
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Black nuts

Ein gemacht nusz


Heidelberg, Universitätsbibl., Cod. Pal. germ. 551Source Collection: H2, fol. 191rRecipe Nr. 30 Dating: I. 1471-1475 / II. ca. 1475 / III. 1450-1455Origin: Bavarian-Central German border regionLang: Bavarian, Bavarian

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Same title: gr1.182, gr1.63, h2a.30, pa1.16, b5.7, bs2.59, b1.74, wo3b.16Shared ingredients: h2a.30, wo3b.16Same ingredients in following recipe: 3 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: preserveType: -

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