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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  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Pastry, coloured, on a spit

Ein heidenischen teig vnd kuchen an einem spisz


Heidelberg, Universitätsbibl., Cod. Pal. germ. 551Source Collection: H2, fol. 202vRecipe Nr. 30 Dating: I. 1471-1475 / II. ca. 1475 / III. 1450-1455Origin: Bavarian-Central German border regionLang: Bavarian, Bavarian

Similar recipes:

Same title: h2a.46, h2b.30Shared ingredients: h2b.30Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: doughPreparation: pastryType: show dish

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