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.
Fried Eggs with Salt Pork
Cut from a piece of lean salt pork twelve very thin slices; trim off the skin of each piece, arrange on a large frying pan with a tablespoon melted lard, fry two minutes on one side only, then turn carefully and crack twelve fresh eggs over them. Equally season with half teaspoon salt and two saltspoons white pepper, fry for one minute, then set in oven for four minutes, remove, carefully slide them on a large hot dish and serve.
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Remove the spongy parts under the side points and the aprons from twelve very fresh soft shell crabs, thoroughly wash and drain on a cloth. Mix on a plate a tablespoon oil with a teaspoon salt and half teaspoon pepper, repeatedly turn in seasoning, arrange on a double broiler and broil five minutes on each side. Dress on freshly prepared pieces of toast placed on a hot dish, decorate with six quarters lemon and a little fried parsley and serve.