Frumenty

A dish of wheat, hulled or husked, then boiled in milk with spices such as cinnamon and sugar. Venison with frumenty is one dish of the period.

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  • Frumenty — (sometimes furmity , fromity , or fermenty ) was a popular dish in Western European medieval cuisine. It was made primarily from boiled, cracked wheat. Different recipes added milk, eggs or broth. Other recipes include almonds, currants, rum,… …   Wikipedia

  • Frumenty — (a veces denominado también furmity) fue un alimento muy popular en Europa durante la Edad Medieval. Consistía en un alimento cocido (una especie de porridge) a base de granos de trigo (la etimología de la palabra ya dice cuál era el ingrediente… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Frumenty — Fru men*ty, n. [OF. froment[ e]e, fr. L. frumentum. See {Frumentaceous}.] Food made of hulled wheat boiled in milk, with sugar, plums, etc. [Written also {furmenty} and {furmity}.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frumenty — [fro͞o′mən tē] n. [ME frumente < OFr frumentée < L frumentum: see FRUMENTACEOUS] an English dish consisting of hulled wheat boiled in milk, sweetened, and flavored with spice …   English World dictionary

  • frumenty — noun A porridge made by boiling hulled wheat, typically with additional ingredients such as milk, egg yolks, and/or almond milk, traditionally served with venison or porpoise. Frumenty was often the first dish on the menu of a medieval English… …   Wiktionary

  • frumenty — also furmity noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English frumente, furmente, from Anglo French furmenté, from furment, frument grain, from Latin frumentum, from frui to enjoy more at brook Date: 14th century a dish of wheat boiled in milk and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • frumenty — /frooh meuhn tee/, n. Brit. Dial. a dish of hulled wheat boiled in milk and seasoned with sugar, cinnamon, and raisins. [1350 1400; ME frumentee < OF, equiv. to frument grain ( < L frumentum) + ee Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • frumenty — North Country (Newcastle) Words a dish made of bruised wheat or barley, boiled with milkd, and seasoned with sugar and spices …   English dialects glossary

  • frumenty — n. boiled wheat porridge seasoned with cinnamon and sugar (also furmenty) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • frumenty — [ fru:m(ə)nti] (also furmety) noun Brit. an old fashioned dish consisting of hulled wheat boiled in milk and seasoned with cinnamon and sugar. Origin ME: from OFr. frumentee, from frument, from L. frumentum corn …   English new terms dictionary

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