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Soup all'Imperatrice

Soup all'Imperatrice is made from breast of fowl, eggs, salt, pepper, ground rice, nutmeg, clear stock.

The breast is pounded and combined with a teaspoon of ground rice, an egg yolk, salt, pepper and a small amount of nutmeg. After running the mixture through a sieve, quenelles are formed and combined with the stock to make a soup.

See also: Wikipedia Cookbook.

Source: ''The Cook's Decameron: A Study In Taste, Containing Over Two Hundred Recipes For Italian Dishes'' from a project that puts out-of-copyright texts into the public domain. This is from a *very* old source, and reflects the cooking at the turn of the last century. Update as necessary.