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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Pastry, cutted with a pastry wheel

Ein Redelein gebackens


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 202vRecipe Nr. 276 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

Similar recipes:

Same title: wo8.276Shared ingredients: wo7b.72, wo8.276Same ingredients in following recipe: 4Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: doughPreparation: deep friedType: Siedegebaeck (deep fried)

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