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
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  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
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Figs, stuffed and batter fried

Gefultte Feygen zuebacken


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 206rRecipe Nr. 283 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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Same title: wo8.283Shared ingredients: wo8.283Same ingredients in following recipe: 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: deep friedType: sweet

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