These famous veal cutlets, wrapped in paper, are said to be the invention of
The veal cutlets should be trimmed, and the bone sawed, so as to leave only about
Cut the sheets of foolscap paper in the shape of a large heart, the centre of the heart being where the sheet is folded. Cut this out neatly, then open, and paint all over with salad oil. Lay a slice of lean ham on one side of the paper, spread a little of the mushroom and shallot mixture over it, then over this place the cutlet, the fleshy part of the cutlet towards the upper part of the heart, and the bone pointing downwards. Cover with a slice of ham. Fold the other side of the paper over the cutlet, and now fold the edges over, crinkling them, so that the case thus formed will not come undone. Put the cutlets, thus packed, on a baking tin, and place for a few minutes only in a moderate oven, till the paper begins to brown. Serve the cutlets at once, on a hot dish, in their paper cases.