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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Fish in yellow sauce

ein fisch in einer lauttern gelben Suppen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 112rRecipe Nr. 4 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7b.1, wo7b.3, wo7b.4, wo8.120Shared ingredients: wo7b.1, wo7b.2, wo7b.3, wo7b.4Same ingredients in following recipe: 7 1Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: boiledType: sweet

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