Croque Madame
INGREDIENTS (serves 4):
  • 8 pieces of stale bread;
  • 8 thin prosciutto slices;
  • 4 thin slices of hard cheese (as Gouda, Edam, Emmenthal or Jarlsburg) ;
  • 6 eggs ;
  • milk (1 cup) ;
  • mustard (1-2 tsp);
  • butter ;
  1. Beat together two eggs and milk, add salt and pepper (to taste);
  2. Spread the butter onto 4 pieces of bread, spread the musturd on top of the butter;
  3. Put 2 prosciutto slices on top of the mustard and 1 slice of cheese on top of prosciutto;
  4. Cover each "Croque"  with the piece of bread;
  5. Melt the butter in a frying pan;
  6. Now dip each "Croque" in the mixture of eggs and milk, let it soak a lttle bit;
  7. Fry in a pan on both sides;
  8. Preheat another frying pan, fry the remaining 4 eggs. Try not to over cook it - the whites do not have to be brown and the yolks have to be golden and runny.
  9. Put each "Croque" on the plate and cover with fried egg.
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