German Cherry Soup
Boil 1 quart of cherries until soft; sweeten to taste. Add some grated lemon peel, some cinnamon, 1 bottle of red wine and 2 bottles of water. Serve ice-cold with macaroons.
Peel and grate 4 raw potatoes; mix with 1 ounce of butter, 1 ounce of bread-crumbs, 1/4 pint of milk, 1 large tablespoonful of Swiss cheese, the yolks of three eggs and the whites beaten stiff. Season with salt and pepper and mix with 1 tablespoonful of flour to a smooth batter; then fry in hot lard until brown. Serve hot.
Make a rich puff paste; roll out thin and cut into squares; then fill with fruit jam; turn over and pinch in the edges. Drop in a kettle of deep hot lard and fry until a delicate brown. Sprinkle with pulverized sugar and serve hot.
Cook rice until tender; then reheat in a well-seasoned chicken stock. Put on a platter; sprinkle with chopped chicken liver, scrambled eggs and grated cheese and serve at once.
Spanish Broiled Kidney
Take a fresh kidney; clean and cut into thin slices; run a skewer through them to hold them together. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and brush with butter; put on a broiler and cook for five minutes. Then place on a platter; pour over some lemon-juice and hot butter; sprinkle with parsley and serve at once.
Egyptian Stuffed Peppers
Cut off the tops and remove the seeds from large sweet peppers. Stuff with chopped raw beef highly seasoned, and mix with chopped onion, parsley, tomato, a beaten egg and 2 tablespoonfuls of chutney. Put the stuffed peppers in a baking-pan with a little hot water; sprinkle with bits of butter and let bake three-quarters of an hour. Serve. Garnish with cucumber salad.
English Tea Cakes
Beat 1/4 pound of butter with 1/4 pound of sugar to a cream. Add 1 egg and 1 teaspoonful each of cinnamon and mace. Mix with 6 ounces of sifted flour, a pinch of salt and milk enough to make a stiff dough; then roll out very thin. Cut into round cakes and bake in a quick oven until done.
Bavarian Cheese Cake
Make a rich biscuit dough; roll out and place on a well-buttered pie-dish. Then mix 1/2 pound of cottage cheese with a pinch of salt, 1/4 cup of melted butter, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/2 lemon grated, 2 yolks of eggs and 1/2 cup of currants; add the whites beaten stiff. Fill the pie with the cheese. Serve hot or cold with coffee.
Cut a spring chicken into pieces at the joints; season with salt and pepper and fry until brown. Remove the chicken; add 1 onion, 2 cloves of garlic chopped and 1 cup of tomato-sauce. Cover and let simmer; then add the chicken with 1 glass of sherry wine. Cook ten minutes. Serve hot with boiled rice.
Polish Shrimp Salad
Drain 1 cup of shrimps and 1 can of sardines; cut into small pieces. Add 2 hard-boiled eggs, 1 small onion, a few capers and gherkins chopped fine and chopped parsley. Mix with 1/4 cup of vinegar. Line the salad bowl with the crisp lettuce leaves. Add the salad and pour over a mayonnaise dressing and serve.