Within was a frumenty of beans rich with shreds of dried pig, and made savoury with turnips, cabbages, and onion.
Stir the frumenty over the fire, but do not allow to boil.
The English menus tend to have less fish and more birds then the French, and they have the venison and frumenty at the beginning rather than the end of the meal.
An ancient concoction called frumenty or furmety is a less glamorous but more plausible source.
Today's traditional Christmas pudding is derived from frumenty and plum pudding.
After shuffling though many books and cooking websites I decided to make salmon pasty, a salad of greens, frumenty , and fruit pudding.
But nobody thinks of the glorious platefuls of fresh vegetables and steaming dishes of frumenty .
By 1595, the frumenty was replaced by a plum pudding with eggs, breadcrumbs, dried fruits and flavoured with spirits and ale.
For a richer dish, stir into the prepared frumenty 2 beaten egg yolks and a pinch of saffron strands.
The wheat is generally creed for the frumenty to be ready for the following morning.