Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Mortar pastry

Die grossen Moerser Kueechlein zumachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 076rRecipe Nr. 198 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pastryType: -

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