Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Egg cake with white bread

Ein essenn von einem kuchenn von eyrenn


Heidelberg, Universitätsbibl., Cod. Pal. germ. 551Source Collection: H2, fol. 194vRecipe Nr. 54 Dating: I. 1471-1475 / II. ca. 1475 / III. 1450-1455Origin: Bavarian-Central German border regionLang: Bavarian, Bavarian

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Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pastryType: -

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