This is made from the meat of ordinary cooked hard shell crabs.
Chop the crab meat. Put the cream in a saucepan, and add a thickening made with flour and butter. Bring to the boil and remove from the fire. Stir in the crab meat, the finely chopped yolks of the eggs, the parsley and seasoning. Put the mixture in the crab shells, which must be well cleaned, brush over with