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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Fish, how to boil

fisch wol sieden


Köln, Historisches Archiv der Stadt Köln, Best. 7004, 27Source Collection: K1, fol. 001rRecipe Nr. 1 Dating: 2nd half of 15th c. (Menne/Ehlert); 16th c. (Finger et al.)Origin: place of origin unknownLang: West Central German

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Same title: b4.195, gr1.104, gr1.262, w1.198, k1.1, wo7a.104, wo7a.93, wo7a.96, wo7a.99, wo7b.16, wo7b.229, wo7b.79Shared ingredients: wo8.114, wo9a.56, wo9b.106, wo1a.62, wo1c.4, wo3b.123, k1.1, k1.10, pa1.89Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: boiledType: kitchen tip

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K1 - "Köln, Historisches Archiv der Stadt Köln, Best. 7004, 27"