Usage examples for veal

  1. " In that case," said Sancho, " you will not be without veal or kid." – The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  2. Hence it is preferable to feed all your calves, whether for veal or stock. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  3. A good red apple and a pint of wine, Some of your mutton and some of your veal If it is good, pray give me a deal; If it is not, pray give some salt. – Rhymes Old and New by M.E.S. Wright
  4. Bone four pigeons, and make a forcemeat of some fillet of veal some ham fat, some grated breadcrumbs, mushrooms, truffles, a shalot, a bouquet garni, a little cayenne, pepper and salt, mixed with butter cooked over the fire and then pounded in a mortar; put some of this forcemeat into the pigeons and stew them gently for half an hour. – Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode by Harriet A. de Salis
  5. Stew it gently for 2 hours, or until it is quite tender; strain off the liquor; stir together over the fire, in a stewpan, a little flour and butter until brown; lay the veal in this, the upper side to the bottom of the pan, and let it remain till of a nice brown colour. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  6. If by some fatal chance the hay were to fail for two years running, you would see a startling change the third year in the price of beef, but especially in that of veal – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  7. Could they get me a veal cutlet, or a bit of cold chicken?" – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  8. Mutton was sold at one piastre per pound, and veal at half a piastre. – A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas by Fanny Loviot
  9. 16 or 20 of veal – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  10. They had now finished a veal stew with green beans. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  11. It is, therefore, of no avail that I should hurry or that you should show temper should the veal not appear. – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  12. Make the whole into a nice stew, with some good veal gravy. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  13. Do you know, I must trouble you for some more veal it is so very good, and I am so very hungry." – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  14. 16. Thin slices of roast veal covered with chopped pickles. – The Myrtle Reed Cook Book by Myrtle Reed
  15. When your veal is enough, dish it up, and pour your sauce over. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  16. He was very agreeable, but spoke too lightly, I thought, of veal soup, I took him aside, and reasoned the matter with him, but in vain; to speak the truth, Luttrell is not steady in his judgments on dishes. – Sydney Smith by George W. E. Russell
  17. " With all my heart," says I. So he gave me a slice of beer, and a cup of cold veal and there was a little dog under the table that picked up all the crumbs. – More English Fairy Tales by Various
  18. It is as though they thought bricks were like veal or mutton and stones like bits out of the living calf or sheep. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  19. Then Mrs. Veal asked for Mrs. Bargrave's daughter; she said, she was not at home: But if you have a mind to see her, says Mrs. Bargrave, I'll send for her. – The Best Ghost Stories by Various
  20. Mrs. Veal sat down in the very chair in which Mrs. Bargrave had been seated when she heard the knocking at the door. – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang