Saturday, May 2, 2009

Egyptian Meat-Pie

Line a large baking-dish with pie-dough. Have ready 1/2 pound of calf's liver chopped, and 1/2 pound of fresh pork chopped fine. Season highly and mix with 1/2 cup of butter, 2 green peppers, 1 onion chopped and 1/2 can of chopped mushrooms. Moisten with a glass of sherry. Fill the dish with the mixture and cover with the dough. Let bake until done and serve hot.

Vienna Peach Torte

Make a rich pie-dough; then line a pie-dish with the dough. Pare and remove the stones from the peaches and cut into quarters. Lay closely on the pie; sprinkle with brown sugar and moisten with wine. Bake in a moderate oven until done. Then spread with a meringue and let brown in the oven a few minutes.

English Stuffed Goose

Season a fat goose with salt and pepper, and rub well with vinegar. Then core small apples and fill the goose with the whole apples. Put in the baking-pan, sprinkle with flour; pour over 1 cup of hot water; add a lump of butter and bake until done. Baste often with the sauce in the pan. Serve the goose with the whole apples.

Bavarian Wine Soup

Mix 3 pints of red wine with 1 pint of water. Add sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon to taste and the grated peel of half a lemon. Let come to a boil; then stir in the yolks of 2 well-beaten eggs. Do not boil again. Serve hot with biscuits.

Dutch Eggs

Heat some butter in a pan; then break in as many eggs as needed and fry them; add some sliced onions. Remove the eggs to a platter; arrange the onions on the eggs; sprinkle with salt and red pepper and pour over some lemon-juice. Serve as hot as possible on toast.

Norwegian Salad

Cut some pickled herring into pieces and mix with flaked lax, 2 peeled apples and 2 boiled potatoes. Cut into dice pieces; add some chopped shallots and gherkins; sprinkle with finely minced tarragon and chervil, salt and pepper. Cover with a plain salad dressing.

Madras Baked Fish

Season a fish with salt, pepper, some grated green ginger and curry-powder. Place in a baking-pan with 1 sliced onion, 2 chopped green peppers and 1 sprig of parsley. Pour over some water and hot melted butter; sprinkle with flour and bake until done. Garnish with sliced lemon and parsley.

Egyptian Cabbage

Parboil a cabbage in salted water; drain and stuff with chopped cooked mutton. Mix with chopped ham, 1 onion and 2 sprigs of parsley chopped fine. Add 1/2 cup of cooked rice, salt and pepper to taste. Place in a buttered baking-dish; sprinkle with bits of butter; add the juice of a lemon, and let bake in a moderate oven until done. Baste often with butter and serve hot.

Russian Pancakes

Make a pancake batter and fry in thin cakes. Then spread them with a layer of anchovies, butter and a layer of caviare. Sprinkle with minced shallots, cayenne pepper and lemon-juice. Roll up and serve hot as possible.

French Pineapple Bisque

Beat the yolks of 4 eggs with 1 cup of pulverized sugar; add 1 pint of cream; stir well until very light. Then add 1 small can of shredded pineapple and crush a few macaroons. Mix well with a small glass of brandy. Let freeze and serve in small glasses.

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