Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Choux pastry

Ain gepachens


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 018rRecipe Nr. 152 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: b3.9, b4.148, b4.216, br1.28, bs1.140, gr1.92, w1.152, w1.218, w4.156, db1.44, er1.37, wo10c.81, wo10c.90, wo1a.50, wo3b.104, wo8.256Shared ingredients: b4.148, gr1.228, gr1.92, w1.152, wo1a.50, wo1b.20, wo3b.104, wo7a.199, wo7b.72Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: pastryPreparation: pastryType: -

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