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
  • Opener: phrase opening a recipe text
  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
  • Ref.: reference to another recipe
  • Kitchen Tip: set of actions concerning cooking
  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Fish, how to preserve

Fische lange frisch zcu haltenn


Köln, Historisches Archiv der Stadt Köln, Best. 7004, 27Source Collection: K1, fol. 001rRecipe Nr. 4 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: k1.4Shared ingredients: wo9b.106, w1.20, a1b.108, b4.20, bs1.151, k1.4, wo1a.67, wo7a.115, wo8.116, wo8.117, wo8.119, wo8.122, wo8.123, wo8.161, wo8.66Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: preserveType: kitchen tip

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