Recipe: Salad Sauce

  •  ½ pint soaked haricot beans.
  •  1 onion.
  •  1 ounce butter.
  •  ½ teaspoon salt.
  •  1 tablespoon vinegar.
  •  1 strip lemon peel.
  •  A tiny piece of mace.
  •  1 pint water.
  •  ½ dozen peppercorns.

Dissolve the butter in a Saucepan, then place in it the haricot beans, onion sliced, mace, lemon peel, peppercorns and water. Boil two hours, rub through a sieve and allow to cool; then strain again to remove scum, add vinegar, and pour over SALAD.

New Vegetarian Dishes, by Mrs. Bowdich (Year 1892)