German Egg Toast
Cut slices of stale bread; beat 3 eggs with a pinch of salt and 1/4 cup of milk. Dip the slices of bread in the beaten eggs and fry until brown on both sides. Cover with pulverized sugar; sprinkle with cinnamon and some finely chopped nuts. Serve hot.
Irish Potato Puffs
Peel and boil potatoes well seasoned; then mash thoroughly with a lump of butter. Add some milk and 2 eggs; beat well until very light. Then fry in deep hot lard by the tablespoonful until a light brown. Serve hot with broiled steak.
Take 4 eggs, 2 cups of milk, 4 tablespoonfuls of sugar, 1 teaspoonful of flour. Beat whites separate; add flour to the yolks and sugar; beat until stiff. Beat the whites and scald in milk; strain from the milk, and set aside. Take the yolk, and stir gently in the milk until thick. Remove from the fire. Place in a dish to cool. Flavor with vanilla and then put the whites on top and serve.
Irish Cucumber Salad
Peel the cucumbers and slice thin; add 1 onion sliced. Sprinkle well with salt; let stand half an hour on ice; press out all the water; sprinkle with white pepper and chopped parsley. Add vinegar mixed with sugar, to taste, and salad oil. Serve at once.
German Iced Beer Soup
Take one quart of fresh beer. Sweeten to taste and flavor with a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg. Slice a lemon very thin and put in the beer. Let get very cold on ice and serve with sponge-cake.
Make a soft biscuit dough; then put on a well-floured baking-board and roll out one-half inch thick. Sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon and grated lemon peel and pour over some melted butter. Then roll up the dough and cut into inch thick slices; lay in a well-buttered baking-pan and let bake in a hot oven until done.
Hindoo Oyster Fritters
Boil large oysters in their liquor; season with salt, pepper and curry-powder. Let come to a boil; then drain, and spread the oysters with highly seasoned minced chicken. Dip them in a seasoned egg batter and fry in deep hot lard to a golden brown. Serve hot, garnished with fried parsley and lemon slices.
Soak 1/2 loaf of bread in milk; add 1 cup of sugar, 1/2 cup of raisins, 1/2 cup of pounded nuts, the grated peel of a lemon and a pinch of cinnamon. Then mix with the yolks of 4 eggs and the whites beaten stiff and fry by the tablespoonful in hot fat until brown. Serve hot with wine sauce.
Stone some large olives and fill the space with anchovy paste, mixed with well-seasoned tomato-sauce. Then fry thin slices of bread and spread with some of the paste. Place a filled olive in the centre; sprinkle with chopped hard-boiled eggs and garnish with fillets of anchovies and sprigs of parsley.
French Orange Compote
Make a syrup of sugar and water; add a little lemon-juice. Peel and remove seeds of oranges; cut into quarters and lay them in the boiling syrup; let cook ten minutes. Remove the oranges to a glass dish; pour over the syrup and garnish with candied cherries.