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Eggs 'Alla Monachile'


  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar (brown or white)
  • 15 almonds
  • candied citron
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • pinch of cloves
  • pepper and salt
  • flour


Hard boil eggs, divide them in half, and pour over them the following sauce:

Put vinegar into a saucepan and sugar (brown or white), almonds chopped up fine, and a small piece of candied citron.

Let it boil for a little while, then add a pinch of cinnamon, cloves, pepper, and salt, and if too acid add a little water.

Before taking off the stove add a little flour to give body to the sauce.

Pour over the eggs and serve.


Simple Italian Cookery.


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