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  • Huette von Ahrens
    ... Johanna, You obviously haven t read or seen Sabina Welserin s cookbook, from 1553. She has several lebkuchen recipes in it, including one called Lebkuchen
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      > Message: 8
      > Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 17:31:05 -0700 (PDT)
      > From: femme delyon <femmedelyon@...>
      > Subject: Re: German feasts...
      >
      > Hi,
      > 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...
      >
      > yours,
      > Johanna
      > von Nurnberg
      > mka Heidi
      > Lindner

      Johanna,

      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
      Nurmberg.

      http://www.daviddfriedman.com/Medieval/Cookbooks/Sabrina_Welserin.html

      Huette

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