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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  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Gingerbread, called leckber

wilt du lezelten pachen haissen leckber


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.3-5 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo10, fol. 208vRecipe Nr. 1 Dating: 16th c. (1543)Origin: place of origin unknownLang: High German languages

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Same title: wo10b.1Shared ingredients: so1.58, so1.76, so1.78, wo10b.1, wo10b.2, wo10b.6, wo10c.2, wo1c.1, wo7a.257, gr1.189, k1.101, k1.103, k1.84Same ingredients in following recipe: 2 2Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: spicesPreparation: pastryType: -

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Wo10 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.3-5 Aug. 4°"