Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Almond jelly, coloured

Ein Mandel Groene Bloe ader Gele


Köln, Historisches Archiv der Stadt Köln, Best. 7004, 27Source Collection: K1, fol. 006rRecipe Nr. 42 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: k1.42, pa1.18, so1.22Shared ingredients: k1.42Same ingredients in following recipe: 4Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: aspicType: show dish

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