Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Freshwater crayfish, stuffed with crayfish, roasted

Gefuellt Krebsen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 052vRecipe Nr. 137 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.137Shared ingredients: wo7a.137, wo7b.108Same ingredients in following recipe: 1 3Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: roastType: -

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