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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  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
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  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Eel skin, stuffed with eel

Ein Oil zcu bereiten


Köln, Historisches Archiv der Stadt Köln, Best. 7004, 27Source Collection: K1, fol. 003vRecipe Nr. 19 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: b4.199, b4.226, w1.202, w1.227, k1.19, m11.40, ds1.39, wo1a.66#sub1, wo3b.127#sub1Shared ingredients: k1.19Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: roastType: show dish

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