Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Wine puree, with eggs

Ein guett wein muess zuemachen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 164rRecipe Nr. 200 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: bs2.10, wo8.200, wo8.201Shared ingredients: wo8.200Same ingredients in following recipe: 6Same tools in following recipe: 3


Main ingredient: winePreparation: pureeType: sweet

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Wo8 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°"