Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Cinnamon ginger confectionery

Confect Stritzelenn


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 31.3 Aug. 2°Source Collection: Wo11, fol. 525rRecipe Nr. 10 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang:

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Same title: wo11c.10Shared ingredients: wo11c.10Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


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