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Topic: Re:Little Egret on the Thames.
Posted by: Robert Fish
Date/Time: 26/06/15 14:38:00

A la Mme Beeton:

PARROT PIE


AmountMeasure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
----------------------------------------------------
12Parakeets *
6Thin slices of lean beef, 4
4Rashers of bacon, 3
3Hard-boiled eggs
1/2 ts Finely chopped parsley
1/4 ts Dried parsley
Finely grated lemon peel
Salt & pepper
Puff paste
Flour

* Parakeets are a small, long-tailed tropical parrot.

Method: Prepare the birds, and truss them like a quail
or any other small bird. Line a pie-dish with the
beef, over it place 6 of the paraquets, intersperse
slices of egg, parsley and lemon-rind, dredge lightly
with flour, and season with salt and pepper. Cover
with the bacon cut into strips, lay the rest of the
birds on the top, intersperse slices of egg, season
with salt and pepper, and sprinkle with parsley and
lemon-rind as before; three-quarter fill the dish with
cold water, cover with puff-paste, and bake in a quick
oven.

Time: About 2-1/2 hours. SUFFICIENT for about 12
persons.

From Mrs. Beetonís All About Cookery, Ward, Lock &
Co., Limited, date unknown.


Entire Thread
TopicDate PostedPosted By
Little Egret on the Thames.26/06/15 12:59:00 Adrian Irving
   Re:Little Egret on the Thames.26/06/15 14:15:00 Janine Jarvis
   Re:Little Egret on the Thames.26/06/15 14:38:00 Robert Fish
      Re:Re:Little Egret on the Thames.26/06/15 14:49:00 bobby osborne
         Re:Re:Re:Little Egret on the Thames.26/06/15 15:08:00 Dan Murphy
            Re:Re:Re:Re:Little Egret on the Thames.26/06/15 15:24:00 Adrian Irving
               Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Little Egret on the Thames.26/06/15 15:27:00 Anne England
                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Little Egret on the Thames.26/06/15 15:54:00 Adrian Irving
                     Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Little Egret on the Thames.26/06/15 16:22:00 Jonathan Bingham
                        Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Little Egret on the Thames.26/06/15 16:35:00 Adrian Irving
                     Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Little Egret on the Thames.26/06/15 16:24:00 Carl Wynne

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