The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 12, Issue 1 (April 1, 1937)
Take two cups of cold rice, two cups finely chopped meat, two eggs, two tablespoons butter, two tablespoons chopped parsley, half onion, salt and pepper. Fry onion in fat until brown, put in cold rice and meat and stir well. Remove from the fire, add eggs and seasoning, place in a dish and bake until brown. Turn out on a hot dish and pour tomato sauce over.