Recipe: Tomato Dumplings

Place in a mixing bowl

  • Two cups of flour,
  • One teaspoon of salt,
  • One-quarter teaspoon of pepper,
  • Four teaspoons of baking powder.

Sift to mix and then rub in four tablespoons of shortening and use two-thirds of a cup of water to make a dough. Divide into five parts and then roll each piece into squares. Place in the centre of each one a peeled tomato, cut in slices, and season with a little grated onion, parsley, salt and pepper. Fold the dough over. Place in a baking sheet and brush the tops with beaten eggs. Bake in a hot oven for thirty minutes. Serve with cheese Sauce.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss