original text from about A.D. 1390
For to Make Drawen Benes
—Take benes and seeþ hem and grynde hem in a morter and drawe hem up with gode broth an do Oynouns in the broth grete mynced an do þerto and colour it with Safroun and serve it forth.
To Make Drawn Beans
—Take beans and boil them and grind them in a mortar and combine them with good broth and minced onions. Colour this with saffron and serve forth.