365 foreign dishes/March
Chinese Chicken Chop Suey 
Cut all the meat of a chicken into thin strips; season with black pepper, and cayenne, and fry in hot lard. Add some ham, onion, celery, green bean sprouts and mushrooms cut fine. Moisten with 1/2 cup of stock. Add 1/4 cup of Chinese sauce; cover and let simmer until tender. Thicken the sauce with flour; add 2 tablespoonfuls of cream and chopped parsley. Serve hot on a platter with boiled rice.
Jewish Shallét 
Line a well-buttered pudding-dish with a rich pie-paste and cover with a layer of sliced apples. Sprinkle with cinnamon, grated lemon peel and small bits of butter, and moisten with white wine; then cover with a layer of the paste and fill with another layer of apples, nuts and raisins, a tablespoonful of syrup, the juice of 1/2 lemon and bits of butter. Cover with the top crust; press in the edges with a beaten egg, and rub the top with butter. Let bake in a moderate oven until done.
Russian Relish 
Cut some slices of brown bread into fingers half an inch thick; spread with butter. Mix some Russian caviare with lemon-juice to taste and a tablespoonful of finely chopped shallots. Spread the fingers with the mixture and place an oyster in the centre of each. Sprinkle with salt and a pinch of paprica. Serve. Garnish with thin slices of lemon and parsley.
Dutch Stuffed Potatoes 
Select fine smooth potatoes; cut off the end of each and scrape out the inside. Mix this with chopped ham, onion and parsley, and a tablespoonful of butter. Season with salt, pepper and lemon-juice. Fill the potato with the mixture and let bake in a moderate oven until tender and serve hot.
Fish a la Marseilles 
Cut two kinds of fish into slices; season with salt. Mince 2 cloves of garlic, 2 sprigs of parsley, 2 sprigs of thyme and 2 bay-leaves very fine. Add a pinch of pepper. Roll the fish in the spice. Then fry 2 sliced onions in butter; add 1 cup of tomatoes, the juice of a lemon and 2 cups of water. Let boil up. Add the fish and let boil until done. Remove the fish to a platter. Add a cup of white wine to the sauce and 1 tablespoonful of sugar. Boil up and pour over the fish. Serve with toast.
Jewish Stewed Brains 
Clean and stew the brains with 1/2 cup of vinegar, 1 sliced onion, salt and pepper. Add a tablespoonful of brown sugar, 1/2 cup of raisins. Let stew until tender. Remove the brains to a platter; add a lump of butter and a tablespoonful of molasses to the sauce; boil up and pour over the brains. Serve cold; garnish with lemon slices.
Austrian Apple Strudel 
Mix 1 pint of flour with 1/2 cup of water, 4 ounces of butter, 3 eggs and a pinch of salt to a stiff dough; then roll out as thin as possible. Pour over some melted butter; cover with chopped apples and raisins. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Make a large roll; bake in a buttered baking-pan with flakes of butter on top until brown.
Vienna Nut Torte 
Blanch 1/4 pound of almonds and pound in a mortar. Then beat 4 eggs with 1/2 cup of sugar. Add 1 teaspoonful of brandy and a teaspoonful of wine and lemon-juice; add 4 lady fingers crumbled up fine. Beat all together with the nuts; put in a well-buttered pudding-dish and bake. Serve with wine sauce.
Bavarian Cabbage Salad 
Chop a cabbage with 1 large onion and 2 stalks of celery and 2 peppers; season well with salt and sprinkle with pepper. Heat some vinegar; add a teaspoonful of prepared mustard. Then beat the yolks of 2 eggs with a tablespoonful of sugar; add the hot vinegar slowly to the beaten eggs and mix with the cabbage. Serve cold.
Russian Stewed Duck 
Clean and cut the duck into pieces and season with salt and pepper; then cut 1/2 pound of bacon into dice pieces and put in a large saucepan with 1 onion and 2 carrots. Cut fine 1 herb bouquet, a few cloves and a few peppercorns; add the duck. Let all cook slowly with 1 cup of stock until tender; then add 1 cup of red wine. Thicken the sauce with flour, boil and serve hot.
Russian Chicken Patties 
Chop the white meat of cooked chicken and turkey very fine and mix with 3 chopped truffles and some chopped parsley. Season with the grated peel of 1/2 lemon, a pinch of nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste, and moisten with cream. Make a puff-paste and roll out very thin. Cut into squares and fill with a tablespoonful of the mixture. Press the ends together and fry in deep hot lard until a light brown. Drain and serve very hot with tomato-sauce.
Japanese Salad 
Cut some celery, apples and truffles into fine shreds and mix with chrysanthemum flowers; season with salt and pepper. Put in a salad bowl and cover with a mayonnaise dressing. Garnish with chopped hard-boiled eggs and olives.
Polish Chops 
Season veal chops with salt and pepper and let fry a few minutes in hot dripping. Remove the chops and cover with a mixture of bacon, liver, onions and parsley minced fine and well seasoned. Then let bake in the oven with 1 cup of beef broth. Baste often and serve very hot.
Spanish Stewed Rabbit 
Clean and parboil 2 rabbits; then cut into pieces. Sprinkle with flour and fry in hot lard. Remove the rabbits. Add chopped tomato and onion to the sauce; mix with flour; let fry; add the sauce in which the rabbit was cooked, some lemon-juice, 1/2 teaspoonful of red pepper, parsley and salt to taste. Cook ten minutes; then add the rabbit and simmer five minutes. Serve hot with boiled rice.
Scotch Baked Mutton 
Season a leg of mutton well with salt and pepper. Dredge with flour and let bake in a hot oven until nearly done. Then add some boiled turnips cut in quarters; sprinkle with pepper and flour; let bake until browned. Serve the mutton on a platter with the turnips.
Belgian Stuffed Shad 
Season and stuff the shad with chopped oysters and mushrooms well seasoned. Place in a well-buttered baking-dish; sprinkle with fine bread-crumbs, chopped onion and parsley. Put flakes of butter on top and pour in 1 cup of tomato-sauce. Let bake until done. Baste often with the sauce. Serve with celery salad with French dressing.
Italian Roast Beef 
Cut several deep incisions in the upper round of beef and press into them lardoons of salt pork. Stick 2 cloves of sliced garlic and 1 dozen cloves in the meat; season with salt and pepper and dredge with flour. Put in the dripping-pan with some hot water and let roast until tender. Serve with boiled macaroni.
French Apple Soufflé 
Cook apples and sweeten to taste. Mash well with 1 tablespoonful of butter. Beat the yolks of 3 eggs with 2 tablespoonfuls of sugar, the juice and rind of 1/2 lemon; add the whites beaten to a stiff froth. Put in a buttered pudding-dish and bake in a moderate oven until done.
German Sweet Pretzels 
Mix 1/2 pound of flour with 1/2 pound of fresh butter; add 1/4 pound of sugar, 1 egg and 1 beaten yolk, 1 tablespoonful of sweet cream and some grated lemon peel. Mix thoroughly and mold the dough into small wreaths; brush the top with the yolk of an egg and sprinkle with powdered sweet almonds. Lay in a well-buttered baking-tin and bake until a deep yellow.
French Waffles 
Sift 3 cups of flour with 1-1/2 teaspoonfuls of baking-powder and 1/2 teaspoonful of salt. Beat the yolks of 3 eggs; add a tablespoonful of melted butter and 2 cups of warm milk. Add the beaten whites and stir in the flour, making a light batter. Grease the waffle irons and fill with the batter. Bake until a delicate brown. Remove to a hot dish. Serve hot with powdered sugar on top.
Swedish Stewed Mutton 
Season the breast of mutton with salt, pepper, thyme and mace; let stew slowly with 1 onion and 2 cloves of garlic chopped. Add some chopped capers and mushrooms; cook until tender. Then thicken the sauce with flour mixed with a glass of wine and boil up. Serve hot with baked turnips.
Swedish Pie 
Make a rich pie-dough; line a deep pie-dish with the paste and let bake. Then fill with chopped boiled fish, oysters, shrimps and some chopped mushrooms. Sprinkle with salt and paprica and the grated peel of a lemon. Pour over 1/4 cup of melted butter and the juice of 1/2 lemon and a beaten egg. Then cover with the dough and let bake until done. Serve hot.
Greek Stuffed Egg-Plant 
Parboil the egg-plant and cut in half. Scrape out some of the inside and chop some cooked lamb, 2 green peppers, 1 onion, and 2 tomatoes. Then mix with a beaten egg, 1 tablespoonful of butter, salt and pepper to taste. Fill the halves with the mixture; sprinkle with bread-crumbs and bits of butter. Put in a baking-dish with a little stock and bake.
Norwegian Fish Pudding 
Remove the bones from a large cooked fish and chop to a fine mince. Mix with 2 beaten eggs, 2 tablespoonfuls of cream, 1 tablespoonful of butter, season with salt, black pepper and 1/4 teaspoonful of paprica. Beat well together with some bread-crumbs; fill a mold with the pudding and let steam one hour; then boil the sauce in which the fish was cooked, add 1 tablespoonful of butter, chopped parsley and chopped onion. Season highly; boil and serve with the pudding.
Japanese Eggs 
Cook some rice in a rich chicken stock; place on a platter. Fry 6 eggs and trim neatly; sprinkle with salt, black pepper, chopped parsley and lemon-juice. Put the eggs on the rice and pour a little hot tomato-sauce over the base of the platter and serve.
Jewish Stewed Brisket 
Boil beef brisket until tender, and slice thin. Heat 2 tablespoonfuls of butter; add 1 chopped onion. Stir in 1 tablespoonful of flour until brown. Add the water in which the meat was cooked, 1/2 cup of raisins, 1/2 cup of vinegar, 1 tablespoonful of brown sugar and some cinnamon and 1 carrot sliced thin, salt, pepper and a few cloves. Let boil. Add the brisket and simmer fifteen minutes. Serve hot or cold.
Hungarian Fruit Roll 
Make a pie-dough. Roll out and spread with melted butter, raisins, currants, chopped apples, nuts and shredded citron. Cover well with brown sugar and sprinkle with cinnamon and the grated peel of a lemon. Roll up the dough. Lay in a buttered baking-pan. Rub the top well with melted butter and let bake until brown. Serve with wine sauce.
Dutch Stewed Fish 
Cook a large fish with 1 onion, 2 stalks of celery, parsley, a tablespoonful of butter, salt and pepper until done. Remove fish to a platter. Add 2 chopped pickles, the juice and rind of a lemon, 1/2 cup of vinegar. Mash the yolks of 2 boiled eggs with 1 raw egg, a teaspoonful of prepared mustard and a tablespoonful of butter. Add to the sauce and boil. Lay the fish in the boiling sauce ten minutes; then serve.
Belgian Lamb Chops 
Season lamb chops; dredge with flour and fry until brown; keep hot. Fry 1 chopped onion and 1 small carrot in two tablespoonfuls of butter. Add 1 tablespoonful of flour; stir until light brown. Add 1/2 cup of water; let boil well; add parsley, a few cloves and peppercorns, salt and pepper and 1 bay-leaf minced fine. Boil well. Add 1 glass of claret; then pour the sauce hot over the chops, and garnish with French peas.
Austrian Apple Omelet 
Peel, core and slice some apples very thin. Heat 1 large tablespoonful of butter in a frying-pan; put in the apples and let them steam until tender. Make an egg omelet batter; sweeten to taste and pour over the apples; let cook until set. Cover thickly with sugar and sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve hot with wine sauce.
Fish a la Normandie 
Boil a trout well seasoned; add 1 sliced onion, 1 carrot chopped, 2 sprigs of parsley and 1 bay-leaf, a few peppercorns and 1 tablespoonful of butter. When done, beat the yolks of 2 eggs with a little cream; add salt and a pinch of cayenne. Remove the fish to a platter. Mix the egg sauce with the water in which the fish was cooked; add 1/2 cup of cream. Let get very hot and pour over the fish. Garnish with parsley. Serve hot.