Monday, June 2, 2014

English Monkey with Ale (1954)

  • 12 ozs shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 cups ale
  • 4 poached eggs
  • 4 slices crisp hot toast
  • 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
  • 1 tbspn prepared mustard
  • t tspn dry mustard
  • 1 tspn Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tspns grated onion
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Salt to taste
Put all ingredients except toast and eggs in top part of a double boiler, stir very well, place over simmering water and cook, stirring frequently until cheese is melted and all ingredients are well blended.

Spoon mixture over toast and place a poached egg atop each portion.  Serves 4.

(Origin - "The Playboy Gourmet" by Thomas Mario, a Playboy Press Book. Recipes published in Playboy magazine, 1954 to 1972)

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