Grate two ounces of Parmesan or Cheddar cheese. Rub two ounces of butter into two ounces of flour. Add the cheese, some cayenne, and salt to taste. Mix with the yolk of an egg, roll out, and cut into strips; egg over. Bake in a quick oven. Serve very hot, nicely arranged criss-cross on a dish. Mustard to be handed round with them. Good.

Cheese-Straws. An Old Tried Recipe


2 ox. Flour.

2 oz. fine Bread-crumbs.

2 oz. grated Cheese.

2 ox. Butter.

a saltspoon Cayenne.

a saltspoon Salt.

Mix all well together in a paste, and roll out to a quarter of an inch thickness. Cut into narrow strips like fingers; lay them on a buttered paper or pan. Bake in a quick oven. Sufficient for eight people.