Barley Water - Recipes For Invalids, The Sick And Convalescent - Simple Healthy Foods That Are Easy To Eat And Swallow
2 dessertspoonfuls prepared barley, 1 pint milk or water.
Put the barley into a basin and mix to a smooth paste with a little cold milk or water, then add to it gradually the boiling milk or water, stirring carefully with a wooden spoon all the time.
Boil 10 minutes, stir continually and avoid lumps.
Sweeten, and if made with water serve with lemon-juice.
Excerpt From The Economical Jewish Cook A Modern Orthodox Recipe Book For Young Housekeepers By By May Henry And Edith B. Cohen