Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
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Egg white custard with cream

Ein Ayermuesz zumachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 205rRecipe Nr. 203 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7a.63, wo7b.203Shared ingredients: wo7a.63, wo7a.80, wo7b.203, wo7b.221, wo8.179Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: eggsPreparation: pureeType: sweet

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