21/2 cups cold flaked fish (cod, haddock, halibut, or cusk) 1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
11/2 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 slice onion 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Blade of mace Lemon juice
Sprig of parsley Yolks 2 eggs 2/3 cup buttered cracker crumbs
Scald milk with onion, mace, and parsley; remove seasonings. Melt butter, add flour, salt, pepper, and gradually the milk; then add eggs, slightly beaten. Put a layer of fish on buttered dish, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and add a few drops of lemon juice. Cover with sauce, continuing until fish and sauce are used, shaping in pyramid form. Cover with crumbs, and bake in hot oven until crumbs are brown.