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
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Goose, braised

Wie man gennsz praten suell etc.


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 200vRecipe Nr. 76 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: b4.240, w1.241, wo1a.76Shared ingredients: m11.45, ds1.43, wo1a.76Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: roastType: -

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