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
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Pike pie

Von dem hecht


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 003vRecipe Nr. 20 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: b4.20, bs1.151, gr1.103, w1.20, wo10c.47, wo1a.67Shared ingredients: w1.20Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: pieType: -

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