Cook up Kromeskies - January 1914

World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district
World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district
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In this, the latest in our daily news reports taken from the West Sussex County Times of 1914, we have an unusual recipe that was shared by the ounty Times.

“Nice Dishes - Kromeskies. Cut up half a small shallot or onion and put itno a stewpan with four tablespoons of brown sauce and some meat jelly or bovril, reduce this to half the quantity, then mix in about four tablespoons of any game or poultry (cut in thin shreds about one inch long) also about one tablespoonful of lean ham or tongue, three or four small mushrooms all cut up in the same manner.

“When the whole is mixed put it aside to cool and get firm. Take some very thin slices of fat bacon each about two and a half inches square, put about one teaspoonful of the above mixture on each slice of fat and wrap it up in the shape of a cork taking care to close up well the ends of the bacon.

“Dip each in batter and fry in boiling fat till a nice golden colour and quite crisp. Dish on a fish-paper and garnish with fried parsley.”

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