||MUSHROOM AND TOMATO.
Many food reformers consider mushrooms to be
unwholesome, and indeed, in the ordinary way,
they are best left alone. But if they can be obtained
quite fresh, and are not the forced, highly-manured
kinds, I do not think they are injurious. But the very
large variety, commonly called horse mushrooms,
should not be eaten.
Peel and stalk the mushrooms. Examine them
carefully for maggots. Fry in just enough nutter to
prevent them sticking to the pan. Cook until quite
tender. Pile on a warm, deep dish. Slice the
tomatoes and fry in the same pan, taking care not
to add more nutter than is absolutely necessary.
When tender, arrange the tomato slices round and
on the mushrooms. Pour a tablespoonful or more,
according to the amount cooked, of hot water into
the pan. Stir well and boil up. Pour the gravy formed
over the mushrooms, and serve.