Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Egg pastry

Von ayr kuchen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 78.1 Aug. 8°Source Collection: Wo3, fol. 062rRecipe Nr. 180 Dating: 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pastryType: -

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