Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
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Pea puree


Pannonhalma, Library of Pannonhalma Archabbey, Cod. 118. J. 42Source Collection: Pa1, fol. 290rRecipe Nr. 58 Dating: about 1500Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Main ingredient: legumesPreparation: pureeType: -

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