Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Spice confectionery

Krepsauglen zumachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.3-5 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo10, fol. 262rRecipe Nr. 13 Dating: 16th c. (1543)Origin: place of origin unknownLang: High German languages

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Same title: wo10c.12, wo10c.13Shared ingredients: wo10c.13Same ingredients in following recipe: 1 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: spicesPreparation: confectioneryType: -

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