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X Italian Egg and Cheese Dishes
One Minute Omelette/Fittata di uno Minuto (using dry bread, Gruyere cheese and eggs)
Originated from: Italy
Occasion: Any time
Contributed by: Taken from "Specialita Culinarie Italiane" (Boston, 1937)

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Gruyere cheese
Salt and pepper
Dry bread


Dip slices of dry bread in milk and place in buttered baking dish.

On top of bread lay very thin slices of Gruyere cheese.

Beat eggs with salt and pepper and pour over bread.

Place in oven until brown on top and serve hot.


This recipe was first published in the cookbook entitled, "Specialita Culinarie Italiane 137 Tested Recipes of Famous Italian Foods, Sold for the benefit of North Bennet's Industrial Training & Social Service Work in the North End of Boston." It was published in Boston, Ma. in 1937. The entire cookbook is available on line for free at "pds.lib.harvard.edu/pds/view." Image -- Vincent Van Gogh: La Crau Jardins des maraichers, 1888.

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