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
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King's chicken

wilt du machen ein spise von huenern


München, Universitätsbibl., Cim. 4 (= 2° Cod. ms. 731)Source Collection: M11, fol. 159vRecipe Nr. 30 Dating: approx. 1345-1354Origin: WürzburgLang: East Franconian

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Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: pancakeType: -

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