1-1/2 tablespoons butter
1 large egg
1 egg yolk
6 to 7 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon cold water
salt to taste
- In a medium bowl, cream butter
and egg yolk together, add
alternately small amounts of flour and whole egg, milk and water, than
season with salt and mix well.
- Cover with tea towel and leave
to stand for about 25 to 30
- Bring soup to boil, measure
teaspoon size small balls from
mixture and drop into boiling soup.
- Cook over slow heat until all
dumplings float on the surface
(approximately 10 minutes).
|Did You Know?
|The quantity of food
required to maintain the body in a vigorous condition depends upon the
(1) climate and season,
(4) age and sex.
In civilized countries more food is eaten, as a rule, than is necessary
to maintain health and strength. Climate and seasons influence the
quantity of food eaten.
A cold, bracing atmosphere stimulates the appetite, tempts one to
exercise, while a hot climate has the contrary effect; hence the need
for more or less food.
Abundant clothing in cold weather conserves the body heat; less food is
therefore required to maintain life.
Exercise and muscular work cause greater oxidation in the tissues and
greater waste of the muscles; this must be replaced by proper food.
Outdoor work requires more food than indoor, and physical labor more