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> Message: 8Johanna,
> Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 17:31:05 -0700 (PDT)
> From: femme delyon <femmedelyon@...>
> Subject: Re: German feasts...
> Well,I can't say for medieval specifically but
> traditional,that's another story.We always have a
> sauerbraten which is a roast,I think(not good with
> the meat cut names in any language),marinated in red
> wine with a honey cake and juniper
> berries,peppercorns and other things,very tasty.Also
> you should try to find a recipe for lebkuchen,spice
> cookies that also contain nuts and candied fruit
> minced very finely.These are terrifc too.I haven't
> had much luck finding documentation online or
> anywhere else for that matter so am merely going on
> traditon but know that the origins of these cookies
> are probably old as the city,Nurnberg,was involved
> in the spice trade medievally.You may wish to Google
> lebkuchen or look up Nurnberg's website for
> info.Hope this helps.
> p.s. The cookies are probably not real econimical
> due to ingredients,however if you have access to
> someone with a wholesale license...
> von Nurnberg
> mka Heidi
You obviously haven't read or seen Sabina Welserin's
cookbook, from 1553. She has several lebkuchen
recipes in it, including one called Lebkuchen from
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