Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Hollow roast

ein holpraten aus fleischs


Wien, Österr. Nationalbibl., Cod. 5486 Source Collection: W4, fol. 088rRecipe Nr. 65 Dating: part I-III: 1451; part IV: 1st half of 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: w4.65Shared ingredients: w4.65Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: meatPreparation: roastType: show dish

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