Sunday, December 23, 2012

Vegetable Recipes from Virginia's Mary Randolph 1762-1828 - Mushroom Sauce

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MUSHROOM SAUCE

CLEAN and wash one quart of fresh mushrooms, cut them in two, and put them into a stew-pan, with a little salt, a blade of mace, and a little butter; stew them gently for half an hour, and then add half a pint of cream, and the yelks of two eggs beat very well--keep stirring it till it boils up. Put it over the fowls or turkies--or you may put it on a dish with a piece of fried bread first buttered--then toasted brown, and just dipped into boiling water. This is very good sauce for white fowls of all kinds.
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Ernst Haeckel (German physican, researcher, artist and philosopher 1834-1919)