Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Chicken, boiled with onion

Aber jungen huener etc.



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Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 194vRecipe Nr. 37 Dating: 16th to 17th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages, High German languages

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Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: roastType: -

Aber jungen huener etc. Nim jung huoner vnd sewd sy mit zwifel dann seind sy guot mit etc.

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