Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Fish roast as venison

einen guten gepachen visch


Pannonhalma, Library of Pannonhalma Archabbey, Cod. 118. J. 42Source Collection: Pa1, fol. 285rRecipe Nr. 41 Dating: about 1500Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Main ingredient: fishPreparation: roastType: lent dish

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