Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Instant herb sauce

Ain andrew salssen


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 029rRecipe Nr. 260 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: b4.259, w1.260Shared ingredients: b4.259, w1.260Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: herbsPreparation: preserveType: -

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