Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Pear, boiled in wine sauce

Bernen auff mancherley artt zu zurichtten


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 042rRecipe Nr. 75 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo9a.75Shared ingredients: wo9a.75Same ingredients in following recipe: 4 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fruitPreparation: boiledType: -

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Wo9 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°"