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
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
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Pea pastry

wiltu ein gebachens machen von erbsenn


Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Cod. S 490Source Collection: So1, fol. 017vRecipe Nr. 85 Dating: not before 1487Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Upper German

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Same title: gr1.249, k1.112, so1.85Shared ingredients: k1.112, so1.85Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: legumesPreparation: pastryType: -

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