Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Almonds as poached eggs

Verlorne ayr


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 056rRecipe Nr. 158 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: gr1.108, wo3b.158, wo8.177Shared ingredients: wo3b.158, gr1.108Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: complexType: analogue

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