2 heads celery

1 pint water

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 pint white sauce

Some chopped parsley



Trim celery and remove strings, scrape if necessary, and cut into short lengths. Wash and drain celery then put into boiling salted water, cook slowly till tender and drain in a colander. Make white sauce adding if liked 1/2 gill of cream. Put celery in sauce and reheat then serve garnished with chopped parsley in a hot vegetable dish