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Crotopo Soup


  • 1/2 pound of lean veal
  • 3 ounces of cooked ham with some fat in it
  • yolk of 1 egg
  • salt
  • pepper
  • very little nutmeg
  • small French rolls
  • clear soup


Pound veal in a mortar, then add ham, egg yolk, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Pass through a sieve, cut some small French rolls into slices, spread them with the above mixture, and colour them in the oven. Then cut them in halves or quarters, put them into a tureen, and just before serving pour a very good clear soup over them.


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