Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
  • Tool: equipment used in cooking
  • Name: proper name of dish
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Quail puree

ein wachtelbrey


Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Cod. S 490Source Collection: So1, fol. 009vRecipe Nr. 54 Dating: not before 1487Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Upper German

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Same title: k1.80, so1.54Shared ingredients: k1.80, so1.54Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: game poultryPreparation: pureeType: -

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