Christmas Cheer

Christmas Cheer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872* edition. Excerpt: ... centre of the dish in which it is to be served, in the form of a pyramid; arrange the salad round tastefully, and add salad mixture. This dish is not unfrequently garnished with the smallest claws of the fish. This is a matter of fancy; or thus: --ANCHOVIES. Wash half a dozen anchovies, and take the meat from the bones; cut them into four fillets, place them on a dish with some sweet herbs cut small, and the yolks and whites of hard eggs cut small. TOAST OF ANCHOVIES. Prepare toast; fillet some anchovies, pound them in a mortar, add a little butter well pounded into it, a little cayenne pepper, and a few drops of lemon juice; take it out and spread it on the toast. TO KNOW GOOD ANCHOVIES. The best look red and mellow, and the bones moist and oily, the flesh high flavoured, and a fine smell; if the liquor and fish become dry, add to it a little beef brine. AN OYSTEB PEE, WITH SWEETBEEADS. Blanch them, and take off the beards; separate them from the liquor, blanch some throat sweetbreads, and when cold, cut them in slices, then lay them and the oysters in layers in your dish, and season with salt, pepper, and a few grains of mace and nutmeg; add some thick sauce, a little cream, and the oyster liquor, and some good veal stock; bake in a slow oven.. CUBBY OF SOLES AND WHITINGS. Cut in smaller pieces than for cutlets, and proceed to make your curry as before for salmon. CUBBY OF WHITINGS. This fish must be sauteed after you have cut it in the sized pieces for your curry, then proceed exactly as before. MEATS. OBSEBVATIONS OIT MEATS. If the meat has to be roasted, a clear fire is indispensable; and the fire should also be maintained at one uniform heat, by adding coal in small quantities. If the joint is large, it should be commenced as far..show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123674487X
  • 9781236744876