Forcemeat cooked in a raw earthenware pot, the pot being broken open to access the food (Cury 1390, etc) cf. Appraylere.
Original Receipt from The Forme of Cury By the Chief Master-Cook of King Richard II, c1390 (Cury 1390)
Take Pottes of Erþe lytell of half a quart and fyll hem full of fars of pomme dorryes . oþer make with þyn honde. oþer in a moolde pottes of þe self fars. put hem in water & seeþ hem up wel. and whan þey buth ynowz. breke þe pottes of erþe & do þe fars on þe spyt & rost hem wel. and whan þei buth yrosted. colour hem as pomme dorryes. make of litull prewes  gode past, frye hem oþer rost hem wel in grece. & make þerof Eerys  to pottes & colour it. and make rosys  of gode past, & frye hem, & put þe steles  in þe hole þer  þe spyt was. & colour it with whyte. oþer rede. & serue it forth.
 Potews. probably from the pots employed.  pomme dorryes. Vide ad No. 174.  prewes. V. ad 176.  eerys. Ears for the pots. V. 185.  rosys. roses.  sleles. stalks.  þer. there, i.e. where. V. 170.
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