Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Salmon, baked in a dough sheet

diz ist ein guot spise von eime lahs


München, Universitätsbibl., Cim. 4 (= 2° Cod. ms. 731)Source Collection: M11, fol. 158rRecipe Nr. 20 Dating: approx. 1345-1354Origin: WürzburgLang: East Franconian

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Same title: m11.20, ds1.19Shared ingredients: m11.20Same ingredients in following recipe: 4Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: -Type: -

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