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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Pancake puree (Colris)

Ein essenn von kolreysz


Heidelberg, Universitätsbibl., Cod. Pal. germ. 551Source Collection: H2, fol. 193vRecipe Nr. 49 Dating: I. 1471-1475 / II. ca. 1475 / III. 1450-1455Origin: Bavarian-Central German border regionLang: Bavarian, Bavarian

Similar recipes:

Same title: b4.139, h2a.49, w1.143, bs2.33Shared ingredients: b4.139, h2a.49, w1.143, m11.68, bs2.33, ds1.63Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: pancakePreparation: pureeType: -

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