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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  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
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  • Kitchen Tip: set of actions concerning cooking
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  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Leek puree

Ain Richt von dem lauch


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 194vRecipe Nr. 33 Dating: 16th to 17th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: b4.138, b4.88, w1.142, w1.91, m11.67, ds1.61, b1.23, wo1a.33, wo3b.91Shared ingredients: wo1a.33Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: vegetablesPreparation: pureeType: savoury

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Wo1 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°"