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To Make Grewell Of Forse

This is an excerpt from Gentyll manly Cokere (MS Pepys 1047)
(England, ca. 1500)
The original source can be found at James L. Matterer's website

To make grewell of forse. Take mary bones of Fresh beef And make goode grewell ther of then draw hit throwgh a streynner Take fayre porke tender sodyn take A way the skynne and the bonys and the senose Then grynde hit yn A morter small And tempyr hit vp with the same grewell that ys drawne make hit smoth let hit stand resonayll by þe flesh seson hit vp with salte and saferon then set hit to the fyre and let hit boyle And serue hit furth.


Other versions of this recipe:

For gruel of fors (Liber cure cocorum [Sloane MS 1986])

For To Make Grewel Forced (Forme of Cury)

For to make grewel eforced (Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7])

Growelle fforce (Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books)

Gruell Forsyd (Thomas Awkbarow's Recipes (MS Harley 5401))

Gruelle enforced (A Noble Boke off Cookry)

Gruelle a-forsydde (Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books)

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