Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
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Blanc Manger, with capon and rice flour


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 067vRecipe Nr. 176 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.175, wo7a.176, wo7b.125, wo7b.125#sub1Shared ingredients: wo7a.176Same ingredients in following recipe: 1 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: blanc mangerType: show dish

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