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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Fake morels, at Christmas

Ein essen von morchen vmb weihennachten


Heidelberg, Universitätsbibl., Cod. Pal. germ. 551Source Collection: H2, fol. 202vRecipe Nr. 29 Dating: I. 1471-1475 / II. ca. 1475 / III. 1450-1455Origin: Bavarian-Central German border regionLang: Bavarian, Bavarian

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Same title: h2a.45, h2b.29, a1b.12, bs2.30Shared ingredients: h2b.29Same ingredients in following recipe: 1 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


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