Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Freshwater crayfish aspic

Ein Galrad zcu Ingemachten Crebszenn


Köln, Historisches Archiv der Stadt Köln, Best. 7004, 27Source Collection: K1, fol. 007rRecipe Nr. 51 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: w4.73, k1.12, k1.51, wo8.151Shared ingredients: k1.51Same ingredients in following recipe: 8Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: aspicType: -

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