Way of life 1450 up to 1500

Imported glas 1459, <br> found in Wismar Imported glas 1459,
found in Wismar

region Mecklenburg

Food was based on local agricultural products. Imported spices were expensive. Corns, peas and millet were ground or stored as grains in dry rooms. Meat was kept cured, smoked or dried in thick barrels or hanging from poles. Fruit was sweetened or boiled. Vegetables were also dried. Top-fermented beer formed the basis of soups.

 

Harnschau Urine examination and feeling a patient's pulse in a Hanseatic town. Woodcut, 1483

region Western Pomerania

Food was based on local agricultural products. Imported spices were expensive. Corns, peas and millet were ground or stored as grains in dry rooms. Meat was kept cured, smoked or dried in thick barrels or hanging from poles. Fruit was sweetened or boiled. Vegetables were also dried. Top-fermented beer formed the basis of soups.

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