Sogliole alla Parmigiana (Sole).

Italian Minestre Recipes
Ingredients: Sole, Parmesan, butter, cream, cayenne. Fillet a sole and wipe each piece with a clean cloth, then place them in a fireproof dish, and put a small piece of butter on each fillet. Then make a good white sauce, and mix it with two tablespoonsful of grated Parmesan and half a gill of cream. {More...}

Minestra of Rice and Cabbage

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Ingredients: Ricecabbagestockhamtomato sauceCut off the stalk and all the hard outside leaves of a cabbage, wash it and cut it up, but not too small, then drain and cook it in good stock and add two ounces of boiled rice. This minestre is improved by adding a little chopped ham and a few spoonsful of {More...}

Ostriche alla Veneziana (Oysters)

Italian Minestre Recipes
Ingredients: Oystersbuttershallotstruffleslemon juiceforcemeat of fish Take several oysters out of their shells and cook them in butter, a little chopped shallot, and their own liquor, add a little lemon juice and then put in each of the deeper shells a layer of forcemeat made of fish and chopped truffles, then an oyster or two, and {More...}

Sogliole in Zimino (Sole)

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Ingredients: Soleonionbeetrootbuttercelerytomato sauce or white wine Cut up a small onion and fry it slightly in one ounce of butter, then add some slices of beetroot (well-washed and drained), and a little celery cut up; to this add fillets of sole or haddock, salt and pepper. Boil on a moderate on the fish kettle. When {More...}

Tagliarelle and Lobster

Italian Minestre Recipes
Ingredients: Tagliarellelobstercheesebutter Boil half a pound of tagliarelle, and cut up a quarter of a pound of lobster. Butter a fireproof dish, and strew it well with grated Parmesan and Cheddar mixed, then put in the tagliarelle and lobster in layers, and between each layer add a little butter. Strew grated cheese over the top, {More...}

Merluzzo in Salamoia (Cod)

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Ingredients: Codhakewhiting or red mulletonionsparsleymintmarjoramturnipsmushroomschervilclovessaltmilkcreameggs Put a salt-spoonful of salt, two onions, a little parsley, marjoram, mint, chervil, a turnip, a mushroom, and the heads of two cloves into a stewpan and simmer in a cupful of milk for half an hour, then let all the ingredients settle at the bottom, and pass the broth {More...}

White Villeroy

Italian Minestre Recipes
Ingredients: Butterfloureggscreamnutmegwhite stock Make a light-coloured roux by frying two ounces of butter and two ounces of flour, stir in some white stock and keep it very smooth. Let it boil, and add the yolks of three eggs, mixed with two tablespoonsful of cream and a pinch of nutmeg. Pass it through a sieve and {More...}

Salmone alla giardiniera (Salmon)

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Ingredients: Salmonforcemeat of fishvegetablesbutterBechameland Espagnole sauce Prepare the fillets as above, and put on each a layer of white forcemeat of fish. Cook a macedoine of vegetables separately, and garnish each fillet with some of it, then cook them in a covered stewpan Put a crouton of bread in an entree dish and garnish it {More...}

A Condiment for Seasoning Minestre,

Italian Minestre Recipes
Ingredients: Onionscelerycarrotsbuttersaltstocktomatoesmushrooms Cut up an onion, a stick of celery, and a carrot; fry them in butter and salt; add a few bits of cooked ham and veal cut up, two mushrooms, and the pulp of a tomato. Cook for a quarter of an hour, and add a little stock occasionally to keep it moist. {More...}

Salmone alla Farnese (Salmon)

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Ingredients: Salmonoillemon juicethymesaltpeppernutmegmayonnaise saucelobster buttergelatineVelute sauce,olivesanchovy butterwhite trufflesmushrooms in oilcrayfish Boil a piece of salmon, and when cold cut it into fillets and marinate them for two hours in oil, lemon juice, salt, thyme pepper, and nutmeg. Then make a good mayonnaise and add to it some lobster butter mixed with a little dissolved gelatine {More...}