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Vintage Breakfast Menu - Cunard Line - R.M.S. Berengaria - July 1929

A rather expansive menu greeted passengers on the morning of Thursday, 18 July 1929 that featured Omelettes, Hashed Turkey -- Creole style and American and Wiltshire Smoked and Pale Bacon.

Breakfast Menu

Cunard Line

R.M.S. Berengaria
Thursday, 18 July 1929

Front Cover, Breakfast Menu, R.M.S. Berengaria, Cunard Line, July 1929

Fruits.

  • Grape Fruit
  • Cantaloup
  • Bananas
  • Apples
  • Cherries
  • Oranges
  • Tangerines
  • Fresh Peaches
  • Honey Dew
  • Melon
  • Plums
  • Baked Apples with Cream
  • Compote of Prunes
  • California Figs in Syrup
  • Orange Juice
  • Sauerkraut Juice
  • Tomato Juice

Cereals

  • Oatmeal Porridge—Cream of Wheat—Fresh Milk
  • Force Whole Wheat (Flakes)
  • Puffed Rice
  • Breakfast Bran
  • Post Toasties
  • Corn Flakes
  • Post's Bran Flakes
  • Grape Nuts
  • Shredded Wheat
  • Bonny Boy Oats
  • Fleischmann's Yeast Cakes

Fish.

  • Grilled Spanish Mackerel—Fines Herbes
  • Fried Whiting Pickled Lingflsh—Egg Sauce
  • Findon Haddie

Eggs and Omelettes.

  • Eggs Fried, Turned and Boiled
  • Poached Eggs on Toast
  • Omelettes Various
  • Scrambled Eggs, Plain and Ecarlate
  • Eggs en Cocotte a la Creme

Entrees.

  • Hashed Turkey—Creole
  • Corned Beef Hash Cake
  • Saute of Kidneys—Chasseur

Grill.

  • American and Wiltshire Smoked and Pale Bacon
  • Cumberland Ham
  • Deerfoot Farm and Cambridge Sausage
  • Hamburg Steak, Fried Onions
  • Devilled Chicken's Legs
  • Potatoes—Mashed, French Fried, Steamed
  • Bubble and Squeak

Cold Meats Assorted,

  • Spring Onions
  • Watercress
  • Radishes
  • Cucumber
  • Tomatoes

Cakes.

  • Griddle and Buckwheat Cakes—Maple Syrup
  • Waffles

Various Breads.

  • White and Graham Rolls
  • Toast
  • Hovis Bread
  • French Toast
  • Cottage Loaves
  • Vienna Bread
  • Pulled Bread
  • Toasted Muffins
  • Scotch Oat Cake
  • Corn Bread
  • Currant Buns
  • Sally Lunns
  • Sultana Scones
  • Swedish Bread
  • Triscuit
  • Parkerhouse Rolls
  • Soda Scones
  • French Crescents
  • Cinnamon Rolls
  • Energen Rolls

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  • Preserves—Gooseberry
  • Strawberry
  • Raspberry
  • Plum
  • Black Currant
  • Damson
  • Greengage
  • Apricot
  • Marmalade
  • Honey
  • Guava Jelly

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  • Tea—Ceylon, China and Blended.
  • Coffee—American and French
  • Instant Postum
  • Kaffee Hag
  • Chocolate Cocoa
  • Horlick's Malted Milk
  • Buttermilk
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Front Cover Menu Selections (Fruits, Cereals, Fish, Eggs and Omelettes, Entrees) Menu Selections (Grill, Cold Meats, Cakes, Breads, Jams and Jellies, Beverages)

Interesting Fact: By the turn of the century, the big German liners were giving Cunard a lot of competition, and Cunard responded with three giant ocean greyhounds, the Lusitania and Mauretania in 1907, and the even larger Aquitania in 1914. -- Cruise Travel, Vol. 12, No. 1, July 1990, Page 20.

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