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What is the difference between porridge and gruel?

Same thing, different names? Or altogether different ingredients? What's the scoop?
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  • Created: 04:29, 21 April 2011

Answers (1)

Robert Derbyshire

Gruel has the same base ingredient - oats with water or milk - but is thinner, and also accompanied by any leftover scraps and food products. It is generally associated with poverty, not the case with porridge.

05:13, 22 April 2011

nelson qiao

Gruel contains milk.

22:22, 24 April 2011

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