Required: Two ounces of butter. Two onions. One head of celery. One teaspoonful of mixed herbs. A bunch of parsley. Two dessertspoonfuls of flour. One ounce of proteid food. One bay-leaf.

One tablespoonful of nutril or one small tea-spoonful of marmite. Three cloves.

One dessertspoonful of celery salt. One quart of vegetable stock. Quarter of a pound of mushrooms.

Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the onions, celery, herbs, and mushrooms, and cook for half an hour; then add the flour, the vegetable stock, and all the other ingredients except the proteid food. Let it simmer for one hour, then add one teaspoonful of lemon-juice, pass through a sieve, add the proteid food, and serve with forcemeat balls.