This section is from the book "The Steward's Handbook And Guide To Party Catering", by Jessup Whitehead. Also available from Amazon: Larousse Gastronomique.
Indefinite; any good quality hot rolls; pocket book shaped rolls, split rolls, crusty cleft rolls, or tall, close-shaped bakery rolls.
Indefinite. The bread now called French is in very long loaves of one thickness from end to end. At some Paris restaurants the bakers leave loaves daily that are from one to two yards long. The hotel method is to have special pans made of Russia iron which are 5 or 6 narrow moulds all in one piece. They are in the common eaves-trough tin spout shape, about 3 inches across and iS inches long. The' ordinary bread dough baked in these makes the favorite crusty cylinder-shaped loaf for the dinner table.
Bouchec-s of oysters; small parries.
A larded cushion of veal, braised, or browned in the oven; also an imitation of the same, made of a mixture of cooked and raw meat well seasoned, made up so as to be served in broad slices.
Pieces of sturgeon about 5 inches thick, skinned and larded with bacon; laid larded side downwards in a stew-pan with bacon, and fried till the larding is brown. Taken up, put in a baking dish with mushrooms, moistened with essence of ham or brown sauce with minced ham and onions; the larded side upwards, baked for an hour.
A mixture of chopped meat either cooked or raw or mixed, with some fat and bread -crumbs and an egg, seasoned, made into pats and fried.
The chicken cut up, steeped in oil with onions, floured, fried; tomato sauce.
A fry or a fritter; same as fritot.
Mixed fry. (See Italian cookery).
Slices or quarters of large fruit, spoonfuls of berries, dipped in batter, taken up with a spoon and dropped into frying fat.
Puffs or hollow fritters made of same mixture as cream puffs, fried instead of baked.
Same as queen fritters.
A variation of queen fritters, containing a little sugar and vanilla in the batter, same mixture as for eclairs; fried instead of baked. (See beignets, corn fritters, apples, parsnip, creme frite, queen, etc).