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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Capon water elixier

Capponen wasser zumachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 31.3 Aug. 2°Source Collection: Wo11, fol. 513rRecipe Nr. 1 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang:

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Wo11 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 31.3 Aug. 2°"