Mix the almond paste
with the lemon juice and rind. Mix the eggs, milk, sugar and cinnamon
together. Heat some oil in two frying pans. Soak 4 slices of bread for
10 seconds in the egg mixture and put them in the frying pan. Distribute
the almond paste over these slices. Soak the other slices and put them
on top. Fry on medium heat until the bottom is golden brown, turn them
around and fry until the other side is nice and brown as well. Cut the
toasts diagonally and put them on plates. Quickly fry the apples on
high heat on both sides for half a minute and serve them with the toast.
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1917, Finland became independent from Russia.
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Bring the milk to the boil with the saffron, add
the rice and simmer on very low heat for 45 minutes. Add the egg yolks
and the sugar and the vanilla sugar. Beat the egg whites until they
are fluffy and carefully stir them into the rice. Put one third of the
mixture into a greased over dish. Distribute half of the macaroons over
the rice, repeat the process, finish with a layer of rice. Bake this
half an hour at 175 degrees Celsius.