Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Morel aspic

Gesultzte moerchen machen


Köln, Historisches Archiv der Stadt Köln, Best. 7004, 27Source Collection: K1, fol. 003vRecipe Nr. 18 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: gr1.204, k1.18, pa1.7, bs2.46Shared ingredients: k1.18Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: mushroomPreparation: aspicType: -

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