Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
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Lamprey with sauce

Von den lampretten


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 048rRecipe Nr. 128 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo3b.128, wo3b.128#sub1Shared ingredients: wo3b.128Same ingredients in following recipe: 4Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: roastType: -

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*Lamprey with sauce* (Subrecipe Nr. 1) [cooking recipe] Von den newn auegen merk In den selben materien macht du gepraten oder gesoten newn auegel machen oder ander visch

Wo3 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°"