Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Elecampane wine

olant win


Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Cod. S 490Source Collection: So1, fol. 026rRecipe Nr. 132 Dating: not before 1487Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Upper German

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Same title: so1.132Shared ingredients: so1.132Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: herbsPreparation: drinkType: -

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So1 - "Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Cod. S 490"