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Scotch Woodcock

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  Anchovies/1 tablespoon gentleman's relish 15
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Ounce (30 Gram)
  Spread 2 1⁄2 Ounce
  Double cream 60 Milliliter (4 Tablespoon)
  Egg yolks 4 Medium, chopped
  Parsley 5 Milliliter, chopped
  Cayenne pepper To Taste
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Wholewheat bread slice 8

Chop the anchovies if using and rub through a sieve to make a paste.
In a small saucepan over a low heat, gently melt the 30 g (l 1/2 oz) butter.
Add the cream and egg yolks and stir until the mixture thickens.
Add the parsley, cayenne and salt and blend well.
Leave to simmer over a very low heat while you make the toast.
Toast the bread and spread with butter and the anchovy paste or Gentleman's Relish.
Bring the cream and egg mixture almost to the boil and pour on to the toast.
Cut the toast into squares or fingers and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Scotch Woodcock Recipe