Water gruel

Wa´ter gru´el


1.A liquid food composed of water and a small portion of meal, or other farinaceous substance, boiled and seasoned.
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For our analysis we used a recipe for water gruel taken from a 17th century English cookery text.
On the basis of Pereira's figures, using a recipe for water gruel taken from a 17th-century English cook book, the authors calculate Oliver would have had around three pints (1.