Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Blanc manger

Ein hofleich gmues von alten huner das haist ein plamencher


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 015rRecipe Nr. 126 Dating: part I (cooking recipe collection): mid-15th c., part III: mid-14th c.Origin: possibly Augustinian canon monastery St. Dorothea ViennaLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.122, b4.134, br1.13, bs1.187, gr1.101, gr1.150, gr1.223, gr1.244, gr1.82, w1.126, w1.138, w4.61, m11.3, m11.80, pa1.30, pa1.39, ds1.3, wo3b.14, wo3b.35, wo3b.48Shared ingredients: b4.122, w1.126Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: blanc mangerType: show dish

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W1 - "Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897"