"Shepherd's supper"

A simple meal for dairymen and herdsmen in the Alps

Ingredients (for 4 people)

  • 320 g stale bread
  • 4 dl milk
  • 200 g raw bacon
  • 1 dessert spoon butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 bunch parsley

Method (Preparation time: 20 minutes, recipe takes approx. 15 minutes)

Cut the bread into small pieces, pour 3 dl milk over it and leave to stand for 10 minutes. Finely dice the bacon and brown it in the heated butter. Add the dried out bread pieces and sear, turning from time to time. Beat the rest of the milk together with the eggs and season with salt and pepper. Finely chop the parsley and mix it in. Pour the egg mixture over the bread and allow to dry out, turning frequently.

Dish out the meal on a plate and serve with salad.