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Mock Turtle Soup

Mock Turtle Soup
  • veal
  • cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • a few anchovies
  • onions
  • calf's head in pieces
  • marjoram
  • sherry


Cut a knuckle of veal in pieces, season with cayenne and salt. Put into a stew pan with a little veal gravy, a few anchovies & onions & stew them well, then put in some pieces of calfs head seasoned as before put all into your receptacle with a fresh anchovy, an onion or two put a little sweet marjoram in the middle and pour over some sherry, then put in the oven baking it a nice brown afterwards taking out the onions and herbs put in some force meat & yellow balls. Slice a lemon put it in the middle and serve.