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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Calf's brains puree

Ein gmuees von einem kalbs hiernn


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 015rRecipe Nr. 127 Dating: part I (cooking recipe collection): mid-15th c., part III: mid-14th c.Origin: possibly Augustinian canon monastery St. Dorothea ViennaLang: Bavarian

Similar recipes:

Same title: b4.123, w1.127Shared ingredients: b4.123, bs1.191, gr1.224, w1.127Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: offalPreparation: pureeType: -

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