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Walnut Cutlets

(by Meliora Dockery)

1 oz. butter, plus additional for frying

1 T. grated onion

1 t. flour

6 oz. milk

4 oz. shelled walnuts, ground

1 t. lemon juice

1/2 t. Marmite, optional

pinch of ground mace

salt and pepper to taste

2 eggs

4 oz. dry bread crumbs

Melt 1 oz. butter, and fry onion for 5 minutes without browning.

Stir in flour, then add milk, and stir until the mixture thickens.

Add nuts, seasonings, and 1 egg.

Mix well and set aside to cool.

Beat remaining egg.

Shape mixture into cutlets, dip in beaten egg, and roll in bread crumbs.

Fry in additional butter until golden brown on both sides.

(Read No Appetite, the story that accompanies this recipe.)