Salmon A La Candace

Put a large cut of salmon on the drainer in a fish-kettle and cover it with a small slice of raw ham. Add two cupfuls of Rhine wine, a quart of stock, and a bunch of parsley.

Cover with buttered paper, simmer for an hour, drain, and remove the skin. Strain the liquid, thicken with flour cooked brown in butter, add a tablespoonful of butter, cayenne, and lemon-juice to season. Bring to the boil, pour over the fish, and serve.

Salmon A La Chambord

Put a large middle cut of salmon into a saucepan with sliced carrots and onions, a bunch of parsley, two tablespoonfuls of butter and two cupfuls each of white wine and white stock. Season with salt and pepper-corns, cover, and simmer slowly for an hour. Take up the fish carefully and keep warm. Strain the liquid and thicken with flour cooked brown in butter. Add half a cupful of stewed and strained tomatoes, the juice of a lemon, two tablespoonfuls of butter, and a teaspoonful of anchovy essence. Pour over the fish and serve.

Salmon A V Espagnole

Cut fresh salmon in small pieces suitable for serving, and fry in butter. Drain and keep warm. Add two tablespoonfuls of flour to the butter, in which the fish is cooked, and brown. Add two cupfuls of stock and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Take from the fire, add a tablespoonful of butter, a teaspoonful of minced parsley, and the juice of a lemon. Pour over the fish and serve.

Salmon A La Genoise

Boil a small fresh salmon in salted and acidulated water to cover, drain, and skin. Arrange on a serving-dish and keep warm. Chop fine a small slice of ham, a slice of carrot, a small stalk of celery, an onion, a parsley root, and three or four shallots. Add a sprig of thyme, a bay-leaf, a blade of mace, and two cloves. Fry in butter, add two tablespoonfuls of flour and cook until brown. Add two cupfuls of Claret and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Add half a cupful of beef stock, bring to the boil, and strain through a sieve. Reheat, add a tablespoonful of butter, and minced parsley, lemon-juice, grated nutmeg, and anchovy essence to season. Pour around the fish and serve.

Salmon A L' Italienn

Flake cold salmon fine with a silver fork and mix with an equal quantity of cold cooked spaghetti cut fine. Reheat in a Cream Sauce, add a few capers and serve very hot.

Salmon Steaks A La Mariniere

Marinate salmon steaks in seasoned oil, drain, and broil. Cover with small boiled onions and cooked oysters. Pour over a sauce made according to directions given in the recipe for Salmon a la Genoise, and serve.

Salmon A La Marseilles

Boil a small salmon in salted and acidulated water. Skin and put on a serving-dish. Spread over it some very thick Cream Sauce, sprinkle with crumbs, brush with beaten egg, cover with crumbs again, sprinkle with salt, pepper, and grated nutmeg, and brown in the oven. Serve with a sauce made of equal parts of white wine and stock thickened with butter and flour cooked together.