Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
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White bread for thickening

Ein condiment oder ein gmues


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 2897 Source Collection: W1, fol. 012vRecipe Nr. 99 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: b4.96, w1.99Shared ingredients: m11.53, b4.96, w1.99, ds1.50, wo8.72, wo9a.90Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: breadPreparation: -Type: kitchen tip

Ein condiment oder ein gmues DErr weisz prot vnd rer es durich ein sib dicz behalt auch in ainem lidren peitel daz es nicht nas werd so du es dann essen wild so leg es in wein vnd tue darczue smalcz ayr pheffer oder was du dikchs haben wild

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