Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Choux pastry

pratne gestosnew chuechel


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 5486 Source Collection: W4, fol. 095rRecipe Nr. 156 Dating: part I-III: 1451; part IV: 1st half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Main ingredient: pastryPreparation: -Type: -

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