Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Apple slices or sage, batter fried

Aufgelaufen opffel vnd saluen zubachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.3-5 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo10, fol. 280rRecipe Nr. 75 Dating: 16th c. (1543)Origin: place of origin unknownLang: High German languages

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Same title: wo10c.75, wo8.249, wo8.250Shared ingredients: wo10c.75Same ingredients in following recipe: 4Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: deep friedType: -

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