SS Ile de France Large Format Dinner Menu - 4 October 1949

Front Cover, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Tuesday, 4 October 1949.

Front Cover of a Vintage Large Format First Class Dinner Menu from Tuesday, 4 October 1949 on board the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line featured Poached Chicken à la Lyonnaise, Roast Sirloin Steak a la Broche, and Alhambra Ice Cream for dessert. GGA Image ID # 15aae39da0

Menu Items

Hors-d'Œuvre

  • Green Olives
  • Black Olives
  • Celery in Branch
  • Normandie Butter
  • Printanière Salad
  • Sardines in Oil
  • Terrine of Duckling Rouennaise
  • Canape au Foie Gras
  • Iced Melon

Soup

  • Fresh Sweet Peas Cream
  • Belle-Fermière Consommé
  • Baked Onion Soup

Eggs

  • Shirred Eggs Archiduc
  • Poached Eggs Halevy

Fish

  • Filet of Turbot Andalouse
  • Cold Salmon Tartar Sauce

Special French Dish

  • Poached Chicken à la Lyonnaise

Vegetables

  • Fresh Spinach with Crust
  • Sweet Peas à I'Etuvée
  • Provençale Tomatoes
  • Créole Rice
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Baked Potatoes
  • Lorette Potatoes
  • Château Potatoes

Pastes

  • Elbow Macaroni with Parmesan

Roast

  • Roast Sirloin Steak a la Broche

From the Grill (10 Minutes)

  • Broiled lamb Chop Water Cress

Cold Buffet

  • York Ham - Bayonne Ham - Virginia Ham
  • Beef a la Mode in Jelly
  • Lamb Mint Sauce
  • Young Turkey Cranberry Sauce
  • Ox-Tongue Ecarlate
  • Cold ChickenRack of Pork
  • Roast beef with Gherkins

Salad

  • Lettuce Salad with Roquefort Cheese
  • Water Cress Salad with Eggs
  • Romaine Salad

Cheese

  • Edam Cheese — Camembert — Roquefort — Bondon

Entremets

  • Alhambra Ice Cream
  • Lemon lce Cream
  • Coffer puffs
  • Palmiers
  • Bavaroise with Fruits
  • Tapioca Pudding
  • Assiette de Petits Fours

Stewed Fruit

  • Stewed Cherries

Fruits

  • Basket of Fruits

Wines

  • Bourgogne Blanc Supérieur
  • Bordeaux Rouge Supérieur
  • Bordeaux Blanc Supérieur

Infusions

  • French Coffee - American Coffee - Sanka Coffee
  • China Tea - Ceylon Tea - Orange Pekoe
  • Chamomile – Mint - Linden Tea - Vervain

Menu Selections, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Tuesday, 4 October 1949.

Menu Selections, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Tuesday, 4 October 1949. GGA Image ID # 15aaf5f7e2

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