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RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu - 11 June 1955

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu - 11 June 1955

Vintage Luncheon Menu from 11 June 1955 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Cocky Leeky, Poulet de Grain Grille au Cresson, and Poire Melba for dessert.

About the Cover: Overleaf is a reproduction of the Golden Cherubs figurehead carved by Grinling Gibbons in 1663, the oldest merchant ship figurehead in existence.

Menu Items

Suggested Menu

  • Jus de Pamplemousse
  • Cocky Leeky
  • Salade de Saumon, Sauce Mayonnaise
  • Poulet de Grain Grille au Cresson
  • Épinards en Branche
  • Pommes en Purée
  • Poire Melba
  • Fromage
  • Café

Saturday, 11thJune, 1955

Juices

  • Grape Fruit       
  • Vegetable

HORS D’ŒUVRE

  • Anchovy Fillets
  • Potato Salad
  • Sardines
  • Sweet Gherkins
  • Herring Roes
  • Eggs Mayonnaise        
  • Onions Ravigote
  • Tomatoes Génoise
  • Canapés Ecossaise     
  • Antipasto
  • Almonds and Salted Peanuts 
  • Olives: Ripe, Queen and Stuffed
  • Sausage: Liver, Salami and Mortadella

SOUPS

  • Cocky-Leeky
  • Potage Garbure

 

FISH

  • Grilled Fillets of Fresh Cod, Parsley Butter
  • (Cold) Salmon Salad, Mayonnaise Sauce

 

FARINACEOUS

  • Raviolis and Tomato

 

VEGETARIAN

  • Pilau Rice with Mushrooms

EGGS

  • Scrambled Eggs on Toast

ENTREES

  • Calf's Brains Sauté au beurre
  • Breaded Pork Cutlets, Apple Sauce

JOINT

  • Roast Cushion of Veal au Jus

GRILLS (to order – 15 Minutes)

  • Spring Chicken au Cresson
  • Country Black Puddings

 

POTATOES

  • Baked Lincoln Jacket, Purée, Hashed Brown

VEGETABLES

  • Fresh Spinach au beurre
  • Purée of Carrots

COLD BUFFET

  • Boiled Ham       
  • Terrine of Duckling      
  • Roast Sirloin of Beef    
  • Ox Tongue
  • Home-made Brawn     
  • Raised Pie        
  • Roast Turkey, Cranberry Sauce

SALADS

  • Beetroot, Tomato, Chicory, Mixed Bowl, Macédoine, Fresh Fruit

DRESSINGS

  • French, Mayonnaise, Cream

SWEETS

  • Sago Custard Pudding 
  • Compote of Fruit
  • Pear Melba
  • Crushed Pineapple Pie

ICE CREAM

  • Cherry, Vanilla, Banana

CHEESES

  • Cheddar, Kraft, Gruyère, Stilton, Cottage, Cheshire, Roquefort, Brie
  • Tea, Coffee Hot or Iced

Passengers on a special diet are especially required to make known their requirements to the Head Waiter - Specialty foods for infants are available upon request.

Chef's Suggestions, RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu - 11 June 1955

 

Menu Items, RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu - 11 June 1955

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