Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Dough sheet with spice and butter

Ein Ander guett gebackens


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 194vRecipe Nr. 258 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo8.258Shared ingredients: wo8.258Same ingredients in following recipe: 3Same tools in following recipe: 0


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