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RECIPES.

—Doctor's Soup.— 'Required; 3 ozs. rice, one onion and celery, 1 quart milk, i oz. flour, i ounce of butter, pepper, salt, and a little mace. First, wash and pick over the cjce and put it into a stew pan with one quart of water. When the water is reduced to a pint, add a quart of milk, a little chopped onion and celery, pepper, salt and a suspicion of mace. Put the saucepan to the side of the fire and simmer the contents gently till the vegetables are cooked. Before serving, add the butter, previously worked into the flour, and a. teaspoonful of chopped parsley. Cairo Cal^s. — These are very delicious cakes, and easily made. Cream 6 ozs. good fresh butter in a basin, then with a wooden spoon mix in 2 ozs. caster sugar and 8 ozs. flour ; fla'oui \\ith a few drops of essence of vanilla, mix until the paste leaves the sides of the basin quite clean. Turn out on to a board, then with the hands mould into a long' roll about It in. deep ; with a floured knite cut mto slanting slices about one inch thick, place on buttered tins and bake in n moderate oven till a golden brown. —Buttermilk Pancakes. — Required : 6 ozs. flour, one egg, one oz. butter, buttermilk. Put the flour into a basin, add the necessary salt, and break in an egg, and make the whole into a thick batter with buttermilk. Melt a tiny piece of butter in a pan, put in the batter in tablespoonfuls, so that only a very thin layer is on the frying pan. When one. side is browned, turn and brown the other. Roll each pancake, sift sugar over, and serve with lemon cut in half. For each pancake take a piece of butter to cook it in. —Treacle Sponge.— Required : Half a pound of flour, half-a-teaspoonful of cartbonate of soda, f oz. ground ginger, one egg, one g-ill of treacle, one g'ill of milk. Mix together the flour, soda and ginger. Chop the suet finely and add it. Beat up the egg, add to it the milk and treacle. W ; ell grease a pudding basin. Mix the milk, etc., into the dry ingredients. Pour the mixture into the basin, cover the top with a piece of greased paper. Stand the basin in a saucepan of boiling water to come half-way up. Put the lid on the pan, and steam for two hours. Turn it out carefully, and serve.

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RECIPES., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 15, 27 July 1907

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RECIPES. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 15, 27 July 1907

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