By Elizabeth David
Lengthy stated because the proposal for such glossy masters as Julia baby and Claudia Roden, A ebook of Mediterranean meals is Elizabeth David's passionate mix of recipes, culinary lore, and frank speak. In bleak postwar nice Britain, whilst fundamentals have been rationed and clean nutrients a delusion, David set approximately to cheer herself — and her viewers — up with dishes from the south of France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, and the center East. a few are luxurious, many are easy, such a lot are chic.
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Half-and-half. Sauce should be creamy and easy to pour. If too thick, stir in another tbsp. of halfand-half. The meat from the broth can be sliced and served with mustard sauce (see recipe on page 34) or bottled horseradish sauce and boiled potatoes garnished with parsley. 2 tbsp. vegetable oil 1¥ lb. beef chuck, cut into 1¥-in. chunks 10 c. water ¥ small carrot, finely chopped tops of 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped ¥ lb. beef bones (optional) 1 bay leaf 1 to 2 tsp.
Sprinkle in crumbled bacon. With large spoon, stir salad carefully until potato slices are coated with vinegar sauce. 6. Serve hot or at room temperature. Garnish with parsley. Preparation time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Serves 4 to 5 50 Heaven and Earth/ Himmel und Erde Apples from heaven and potatoes from the earth are often combined in Germany. Though it is usually accompanied by blood sausage or liver, this is a filling meatless main course all on its own. It would be excellent with green beans or green peas as a side dish.
2. Peel potatoes as soon as they are cool enough to handle, and grate through largest holes of a grater. 3. In a saucepan, scald milk over medium heat. Add milk, 1 tsp. salt, and cornstarch to potatoes and stir well. Set aside for 15 minutes. 4. Toast bread. Cut into ¥-inch cubes. 5. With clean, lightly floured hands, form dough into 3-inch balls. Press two or three cubes of toast into center of each ball. Reshape balls. 6. Fill a large kettle half full of water, add 1 tsp. salt, and bring to a boil.