Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Chicken, pigeon or bird pie

Hener Dauben oder Vogel in ain pastet zumachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.3-5 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo10, fol. 266vRecipe Nr. 27 Dating: 16th c. (1543)Origin: place of origin unknownLang: High German languages

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Same title: wo10c.27Shared ingredients: wo10c.27Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: pieType: -

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