Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pancake, thick, sliced and pan fried

Ein guett gebackens zuebacken


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 191rRecipe Nr. 252 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo10c.70, wo10c.76, wo7a.203, wo7b.67, wo8.242, wo8.252Shared ingredients: br1.11, gr1.24, k1.109, k1.129, k1.88, wo10c.70, wo10c.76, wo1b.20, wo1b.25, wo7a.203, wo7b.72, wo8.242, wo8.252, wo8.254, wo8.256, wo8.277, wo8.279, wo9a.119, so1.62Same ingredients in following recipe: 4Same tools in following recipe: 2


Main ingredient: eggs eggsPreparation: pan fried panfriedType: -

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