Saturday, March 28, 2009

Eggs a la Paysanne

6 eggs
1/2 cupful of cream
2 tablespoonfuls of grated onion
1 clove of garlic
1/2 teaspoonful of salt
1 saltspoonful of pepper

Add the onion and the garlic, mashed, to the cream; pour it in the bottom of a baking dish, break on top the eggs, dust with salt and pepper, stand the baking dish in a pan of water and cook in the oven until the eggs are "set." Serve in the dish in which they are cooked.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Sauce Perigueux

4 tablespoonfuls of butter
1/2 pint of stock
1 glass of white wine
1/2 teaspoonful of salt
2 tablespoonfuls of flour
1 bay leaf
2 chopped truffles
1 saltspoonful of pepper
1 teaspoonful of kitchen bouquet

Chop the truffles and put them with the bay leaf and wine in a saucepan on the back of the stove. Rub half the butter and flour together, add the stock, stir until boiling and add one teaspoonful of kitchen bouquet, the salt and pepper, and then the truffles; cook ten minutes, add the remaining quantity of butter and use at once.