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Eggs with Tuna Fish

Eggs with Tuna Fish Recipe:

1. Put the eggs in a saucepan, add some water and cover the pan with a lid

2. Bring the pan to the boil

3. Simmer for about 8minutes to hard-boil the eggs

4. Drain the eggs and immediately put them in cold water

5. Shell the eggs

6. Drain the oil from the tuna fish and mash them with a fork or a wooden spoon

7. Blend in the lemon juice

8. Chop 2 anchovies and add them to the tuna mixture

9. Rub the mixture through a course sieve into a basin

10. Beat the mixture until it is a soft puree

11. Blend in the mayonnaise and season to taste with black pepper

12. Cut the eggs length-ways in half using a wet knife blade

13. Arrange the halves in pairs, rounded sides upwards, on the lettuce leaves then coat them with the tuna fish mayonnaise

14. Cut the remaining anchovy fillets length-ways in half and arrange them over the eggs

15. Sprinkle with the parsley

List of ingredients required:

(serves 4 people)

4 eggs
4 crisp lettuce leaves
1/4 pint mayonnaise
Juice of half lemon
Black pepper
3 and 1/2 oz tin of tuna fish
6 anchovy fillets
Finely chopped parsley (garnish)