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
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Calf's lung balls, fried

Ein essen von kelber Lungen


Heidelberg, Universitätsbibl., Cod. Pal. germ. 551Source Collection: H2, fol. 203vRecipe Nr. 34 Dating: I. 1471-1475 / II. ca. 1475 / III. 1450-1455Origin: Bavarian-Central German border regionLang: Bavarian, Bavarian

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Main ingredient: offalPreparation: dumplingsType: -

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