Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Fried pike with sauerkraut

Ein back Hecht mit sauern krautt


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 48.20 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo9, fol. 098vRecipe Nr. 92 Dating: 1608Origin: SüddeutschlandLang: High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo9b.92Shared ingredients: wo9b.92Same ingredients in following recipe: 4 2Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: fish fishPreparation: pan fried panfriedType: sour sour

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