Sunday, June 14, 2009

Italian Batter Cakes

Beat 3 yolks of eggs with 1 cup of milk, a Salt-spoonful of salt, 1 tablespoonful of olive-oil and 1 tablespoonful of sugar. Mix with 1/2 cup of flour and the beaten whites of the eggs. Fry until light brown. Serve with cooked fruit.

French Baked Omelet

Beat 4 yolks of eggs; add 6 soda crackers crushed fine, salt, pepper, 1 teaspoonful of grated onion, 1 tablespoonful of butter and 1 cup of milk. Beat up well; add the whites beaten stiff; put into a well-buttered baking-dish and let bake in a hot oven. Serve at once.

Vienna Potato Salad

Slice boiled potatoes thin; chop some onion very fine; slice 2 hard-boiled eggs and mix. Sprinkle all with salt and pepper. Then heat some vinegar. Add a teaspoonful of made mustard and stir with the beaten yolk of an egg. Mix all together with 1 tablespoonful of hot butter and chopped parsley. Serve with cold meats.

French Veal Hash

Cut veal round-steak into small pieces. Then fry some chopped bacon, 1 onion and 2 cloves of garlic chopped; add the meat; stir well and let all fry a few minutes. Add 1 cup of boiling water and let cook slowly with some parsley and thyme, salt, pepper, until tender. Add a tablespoonful of vinegar. Let boil up; remove from the fire and stir in the yolks of 2 eggs well beaten. Serve hot with toast.

Swiss Peach Custard

Line a well-buttered pudding-dish with slices of sponge-cake and cover with peach compote. Make an egg custard and cover with the custard; set in the oven to bake. Beat the whites of 2 eggs with a little lemon-juice and pulverized sugar spread on the top and let brown. Serve cold.

English Ham Sandwiches

Cut thin slices of fresh bread. Chop ham with the yolks of 2 hard-boiled eggs; add some made mustard and fresh butter and a dash of pepper. Mix all well and spread between the slices of bread. Serve on a folded napkin and garnish with sprigs of parsley.

German Apple Cake

Make a biscuit dough; roll out very thin and put on a well-buttered cake-pan. Have ready some apples. Cut in quarters; lay closely on the cake; sprinkle thick with brown sugar; add some cinnamon and a handful of currants. Pour some fresh melted butter over the cake; set in the oven to bake until done. Serve with coffee.

Scotch Baked Potatoes

Peel and slice 6 raw potatoes very thin; then beat 1 egg with 1 tablespoonful of butter. Put the potatoes into a shallow baking-dish, sprinkle well with salt and pepper. Add enough milk to cover the potatoes; add the beaten egg. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of grated cheese over all and let bake until done.

Spanish Salad

Take 1/2 pound of chopped chicken, 1/4 pound of almonds, 1 red pepper, 1 Spanish onion and 1 head of chicory chopped fine. Mix in a salad bowl with 1/4 teaspoonful of salt, 1 teaspoonful of curry-powder, 2 tablespoonfuls of tarragon vinegar, 4 tablespoonfuls of olive-oil. Garnish with sliced beets and bananas.

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