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.
Stewed California Figs (2844)
Fish Cakes with Ham
Fried Calves' Brains (1765)
Potatoes au Gratin (173)
Heat a tablespoon fresh butter in small saucepan, add one ounce raw, lean ham cut in exceedingly small square pieces, with two chopped shallots, then gently cook for five minutes, stirring once in a while. Peel, cut in half and remove seeds from a ripe, sound tomato, finely chop and add to saucepan, with half teaspoon freshly chopped parsley, two tablespoons white wine, two saltspoons salt, a saltspoon white pepper, mix a little and briskly cook for five minutes. Lightly rub the interior of a bowl with a bean sound garlic, carefully crack in eight fresh eggs, add a half gill cream, tablespoon grated Swiss cheese, half teaspoon salt, two saltspoons white pepper, and sharply beat up with a fork for three minutes. Place an ounce fresh butter in a black frying pan, and when thoroughly hot drop in eggs and briskly mix at bottom with a fork for one minute. Add first preparation, sharply and continually stir for a minute, let rest for half a minute; fold up opposite sides to meet in centre, let rest for a minute, rapidly turn omelette on a hot dish and serve.
Prepare six fish cakes (No. 5), broil six very thin slices ham for one minute on each side, dress on a dish, arrange fish cakes on top and serve.
Parsley Broth (1667)
Apple Dumplings (707)