Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pastry, coloured, on a spit

Von essenn eins kuchenn an einem spisz


Heidelberg, Universitätsbibl., Cod. Pal. germ. 551Source Collection: H2, fol. 193vRecipe Nr. 46 Dating: I. 1471-1475 / II. ca. 1475 / III. 1450-1455Origin: Bavarian-Central German border regionLang: Bavarian, Bavarian

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Same title: h2a.46, h2b.30Shared ingredients: h2a.46, h2b.30, k1.87, so1.61, bs2.31Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: doughPreparation: pastryType: -

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