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Chestnut Biscuits Recipe

Chestnut Biscuits Recipe from Edwardian 1909.

Half a pound of chestnuts, quarter of a pound of sugar, two ounces of grated chocolate, essence of vanilla, and a little water.

Boil the chestnuts till they are tender; rub them through a sieve, and add the sugar. Melt the chocolate in a little water over the fire till smooth, and add to the chestnut pulp. Lightly mix in the white of an egg very stiffly whipped. Drop on wafer paper in lumps, and place in the oven till crisp.chestnut biscuits


Curried Pork With Rice Recipe

Curried Pork With Rice Recipe from Edwardian 1909.

Remove the skin and trim off the fat from two pounds and a half of pork; cut into stripes and fry in a tablespoonful of butter until it begins to brown; then add two chopped onions, a tablespoonful of curry powder, and salt and pepper to taste. Pour in two cupfuls of cold water and bring to the boiling-point, then simmer for an hour. Remove the meat to a hot serving-dish, thicken the gravy with a teaspoonful of flour rubbed to a cream with the same quantity of butter. Surround the meat with a boarder of well-boiled rice, and pour the curry sauce over the meat only.curried pork