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
  • Name: proper name of dish
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
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Flan, pressed

geprestew milch


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 5486 Source Collection: W4, fol. 083rRecipe Nr. 1 Dating: part I-III: 1451; part IV: 1st half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: w4.1Shared ingredients: w4.1, so1.61, so1.82, so1.97, wo7b.24, wo7b.67, wo7b.72, wo8.244, wo8.256, b1.20, wo7a.203, k1.109, k1.87Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pastryType: -

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