|Method:||Empty the shells, and thoroughly mix the meat with the above
ingredients, and put it in the large shell. Garnish with slices of cut
lemon and parsley. The quantity of oil may be increased when it is much
liked. (See Coloured Plate I.)
_Average cost_, from 10d. to 2s.
_Seasonable_ all the year; but not so good in May, June, and July.
_Sufficient_ for 3 persons.
TO CHOOSE CRAB.--The middle-sized crab is the best; and the crab, like
the lobster, should be judged by its weight; for if light, it is watery.