Stew a Beefsteak after frying in butter on both sides
add enough hot stock to cover it
– a faggot of sweet herbs
– p.& s. [pepper & salt]
– 2 carrots sliced &
– a doz very small onions.
Cover the pan & let simmer very gently, 2 hours –
Mix a piece of Butter & some flour in a S.[?]
on the fire add the best part of the Liqour
– the steak has been stewing in
– a little Worcester sauce &
– mushroom Ketchup –
Lay it on a dish round it pour over the sauce.
Pour the batter to the thickness of ½ inch
into a greased dripping pan &
place under the Beef –
allow the gravy to drop on the P.
When set & the top a crisp brown cut in pieces –
it should be very light & not thick
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This collection of recipes has been digitized from an earlier transcription project and is for informational purposes only. This transcription has not been verified against the originals. Researchers interested in these letters should consult the original documents housed at the BC Archives.