Recipe for veal croquettes.
Mince a coffee cup of cold veal in a chopping bowl, adding a bit of
cold ham and two or three slices of onion, a pinch of mace, powdered
parsley and pepper, some salt. Let a pint of milk or cream come
to the boiling point, then add a tablespoon of cold butter, then
the above mixture. Beat up two eggs and mix with a teaspoon of
corn starch or flour, and add to the rest; cook it all about ten
minutes cooking time, stirring carefully.
Remove from the flame, and spread it on a platter, roll it into
balls, when cooled flatten each; dip the veal croquettes in egg and bread crumbs,
and fry in a wire basket, dipped in hot lard.