Rudy loves these eggs basted hard. They are a cross between poached and fried. You can cook them to your preference; I like basted soft myself, served with toast. You need a fry pan with a lid, glass is best, so you can watch for doneness.
Old way of making pea soup. You could make this vegetarian by adding vegetable stock instead of beef stock. Posted as written in recipe. There are split peas now and they may not take as long to cook as the old ones did. I think the reason they sieved it was to remove tough skin.
This is Czech way; very old recipe and not good instructions given. I don't know how much this recipe makes; I'm guessing a lot because they only wanted to do work a couple of times when they had a lot of eggs.