Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Nut and Fig fried dumplings

Zu kraphem in der vasten


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 025rRecipe Nr. 213 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: b4.211, w1.213Shared ingredients: w1.213Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: -Preparation: dumplingsType: -

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