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
  • Opener: phrase opening a recipe text
  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
  • Ref.: reference to another recipe
  • Kitchen Tip: set of actions concerning cooking
  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
  • Speech ( ): active speech act of chef or other individual
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Marcipan, baked on a wafer

Mehr Ein marcipan


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 51 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo8, fol. 219rRecipe Nr. 299 Dating: 1st half of 17th c.Origin: Lang: High German languages

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