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An Easter Feast in 2021, part I

This is the second half of the socially distanced Easter feast we had in 2021, recipes from fifteenth and sixteenth century sources associated with Easter. The joyous excess in using eggs, butter, milk and meat reflects the long-awaited end of … Continue reading

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May Cake from the Königsberg MS

The month of May is often associated with the names of egg and dairy dishes. With cattle back on pasture, chickens laying, and the fast days of Lent over, these were the seasonal delicacies. May cake (Meyscher Kuchen) is a … Continue reading

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Faux morels from Cod Pal Germ 551, section two

28 Morels around Christmas If you would make morels around Christmas, make a batter out of white flour bread (weissemell prot – either flour and grated bread, or white bread flour) and break eggs into it. Make two knots (knobell … Continue reading

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