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.
Fish Cakes (5)
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Baked Potatoes (683)
English Muffins (528)
Finely chop a small truffle, place in a small saucepan with a gill demi-glace (No. 122) and tablespoon sherry, toil five minutes, then pour sauce into six cocotte-egg dishes evenly divided. Crack two fresh eggs into each dish. Finely chop or grate one ounce cooked ham, sprinkle over eggs with half a teaspoon salt and two saltspoons white pepper, pour tablespoon sweet cream over eggs of each dish, lay cocottes on a tin then set in oven five minutes. Remove and serve.
Lobster en Brochette (282)
Golden Toast with Peaches
Cut the mutton left over from Saturday in half-inch pieces and place in a sautoire. Season with half teaspoon salt, half teaspoon paprika, pour in half gill sherry, lightly mix, cover pan and cook five minutes. Pour in a cream sauce (No. 736). Mix well and cook fifteen minutes, then add tablespoon freshly grated horseradish; mix well two minutes. Pour in hot dish and serve.
Peel six medium, sound peaches, cut from the stones in quarter-inch slices, place in a bowl with an ounce fine sugar, two tablespoons maraschino, tablespoon rum and three tablespoons raspberry syrup, gently mix and let infuse in a cold place till required.
Crack a fresh egg in a bowl, add tablespoon sugar, half teaspoon vanilla essence and one and a half gills milk. Sharply beat with whisk one minute. Cut from a stale French loaf six slices quarter-inch thick, soak pieces in the bowl preparation, then heat tablespoon melted butter in a black frying pan, add the toast, one slice beside another, and nicely fry two minutes on each side. Remove, arrange on a hot dish, place the peaches and liquor on top of the toast and serve.