Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Rheingau chicken

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München, Universitätsbibl., Cim. 4 (= 2° Cod. ms. 731)Source Collection: M11, fol. 161vRecipe Nr. 53 Dating: approx. 1345-1354Origin: WürzburgLang: East Franconian

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Same title: m11.53, ds1.50Shared ingredients: m11.53Same ingredients in following recipe: 8Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: roastType: geo

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