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
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
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Pastry in three colours

Ein gepachens von dreyerlej farbe


Heidelberg, Universitätsbibl., Cod. Pal. germ. 551Source Collection: H2, fol. 196rRecipe Nr. 63 Dating: I. 1471-1475 / II. ca. 1475 / III. 1450-1455Origin: Bavarian-Central German border regionLang: Bavarian, Bavarian

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Same title: bs1.262, bs1.35, gr1.28, gr1.76, h2a.63, bs2.52, bs2.61, wo3b.19Shared ingredients: h2a.63Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: doughPreparation: pastryType: show dish

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