Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Wafer, fried on a mold

Ein model Bachas


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.3-5 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo10, fol. 284rRecipe Nr. 88 Dating: 16th c. (1543)Origin: place of origin unknownLang: High German languages

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Same title: wo10c.88, wo1b.24, wo8.267Shared ingredients: wo10c.88Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: pastryPreparation: deep friedType: Siedegebaeck (deep fried)

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