Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Calf's feet aspic



Pannonhalma, Library of Pannonhalma Archabbey, Cod. 118. J. 42Source Collection: Pa1, fol. 275vRecipe Nr. 15 Dating: about 1500Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: bs1.191#sub2, pa1.15Shared ingredients: pa1.15, bs2.58Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: offalPreparation: aspicType: -

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Pa1 - "Pannonhalma, Library of Pannonhalma Archabbey, Cod. 118. J. 42"