Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Stockfish, boiled in onion

Auff ain Andre Form


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 050vRecipe Nr. 133 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.133Shared ingredients: wo7a.133Same ingredients in following recipe: 6 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: boiledType: preserve

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Wo7 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°"