Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
  • Tool: equipment used in cooking
  • Name: proper name of dish
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
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Custard tart

Wie mann die Preszmetzen zu ostern Bechett


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 085rRecipe Nr. 224 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: flat cakeType: -

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