English Monkey

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


Appears in

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

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  • 1 cup stale bread crumbs.
  • 1 cup milk.
  • 1 tablespoon butter.
  • ½ cup soft mild cheese cut in small pieces.
  • 1 egg.
  • ½ teaspoon salt.
  • Few grains cayenne.


Soak bread crumbs fifteen minutes in milk. Melt butter, add cheese, and when cheese has melted, add soaked crumbs, egg slightly beaten, and seasonings. Cook three minutes, and pour over toasted crackers.