Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Mutton roasted

Casteran zu bratten


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 056vRecipe Nr. 117 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo9a.117Shared ingredients: wo9a.117Same ingredients in following recipe: 2 4Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: meatPreparation: roastType: -

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