Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Young chicken in a roux, with lemons

Willdtu ein Supel vber Iunge hueenner machenn


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 149rRecipe Nr. 56 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo7b.56Shared ingredients: wo7b.56Same ingredients in following recipe: 5 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: boiledType: -

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