Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Eel, seasoned under the skin, roasted

von frischen elen .


München, Universitätsbibl., Cim. 4 (= 2° Cod. ms. 731)Source Collection: M11, fol. 158rRecipe Nr. 19 Dating: approx. 1345-1354Origin: WürzburgLang: East Franconian

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Same title: m11.19, ds1.18, wo1a.66, wo3b.127Shared ingredients: w1.202, m11.19, wo1a.66, wo3b.127Same ingredients in following recipe: 6Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: -Type: -

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