Hot butter, 2 tablespoons, Ham, chopped, 1 tablespoon, Onions, chopped, 1 tablespoon, Celery, chopped, 1 tablespoon, Parsley, chopped, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 3 tablespoons, Salt, !/4 teaspoon, Paprika, 1/2 teaspoon, Stock, 2 cups, Cloves, 2, Mace, bay leaf.

Chop the ham and vegetables fine, and cook them with the butter, flour, salt, and paprika, until brown. Then add the stock, 1 bay leaf, 1 blade of mace and 2 cloves, and let simmer gently for 2 hours.

Strain and serve.