Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
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Chicken, stuffed and boiled with quinces

Gekochte Huner mit Quitten etc.


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 070rRecipe Nr. 10 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo9b.10Shared ingredients: wo9b.10Same ingredients in following recipe: 1 3Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: poultryPreparation: boiledType: -

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