Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Dish: general category of food
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Egg puree with wine and toast

Ein guts Haertl mit wein


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 032rRecipe Nr. 77 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.77, wo7b.218Shared ingredients: wo7a.77, wo7b.218Same ingredients in following recipe: 2 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pureeType: -

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