|Name:||Granum Triticum||Contributor:||Leigh Ann Hussey|
|Description:||Imperial Roman porridge||Posted:||2001-08-26|
|Key words:||wheat, milk, breakfast||Category:||Other|
|Ingredients:||3/4 lb cracked wheat
1 qt water
1 qt milk
salt to taste
|Preparation:||Bring the water to a boil.
Add the cracked wheat and cook for ~25 minutes (the water will be mostly absorbed by this point).
Add the milk slowly.
Cook for another half hour.
|Notes:||Probably derived from Apicius, though I don't remember for sure. Historical note: this continued to be served in Medieval Europe, as "Frumenty".|