Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Dish: general category of food
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Pea cheese

Chrews arbaisz


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 008rRecipe Nr. 57 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: b4.55, w1.57Shared ingredients: w1.57Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: legumePreparation: analogueType: show dish

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