This section is from the book "The International Cook Book", by Alexander Filippini. Also available from Amazon: The international cook book; over 3,300 recipes gathered from all over the world, including many never before published in English. With complete menus of the three meals for every day.
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Finely slice two medium, white onions and two leeks, place in saucepan with a tablespoon good leaf lard and brown on fire for ten minutes, stirring once in a while, then add four finely sliced, peeled raw potatoes, one bean crushed garlic, two branches parsley, one four-ounce piece larding pork and two bay leaves. Moisten with three quarts water, season with two teaspoons salt, half teaspoon pepper, and let gently boil for an hour and a half, lift up pork and press puree through sieve into a vessel.
Cut quarter of a very small cabbage in small pieces, place in saucepan with a pint water and teaspoon salt and boil for thirty minutes. Drain off all the water, cut pork in small square pieces, add to cabbage with a half ounce butter and cook on fire for fifteen minutes, stirring once in a while; then pour puree into pan, add a gill milk, mix well, boil for ten minutes, pour soup into tureen and serve.
Remove bones and neatly wipe a three-pound fresh bluefish. Season all over with teaspoon salt, half teaspoon pepper, rub all over with a tablespoon oil, then broil on brisk fire for six minutes on each side. Dress on a hot dish, spread sweet-pepper butter over surface and keep dish at oven door for ten minutes, basting fish with butter once in a while. Remove, decorate with a little parsley greens and six quarters lemon and serve.
Place four Spanish sweet peppers in a mortar, pound to a pulp, remove and press through sieve into a bowl, add a half ounce good butter, sharply mix and use as required.