14 Tapioca Soup

One qt. of veal or chicken broth, 1 pt. of cream or milk, 1 onion, a

little celery, 1/3 of a cupful of tapioca, 2 cupfuls of cold water, 1

tablespoonful of butter, a small piece of mace, salt and pepper. Wash

and soak the tapioca over night. Cook it in the broth for an hour. Cook

milk, onion, mace and celery together for 15 minutes, then strain into

the tapioca and broth; add the butter, salt and pepper.