SS Ile de France Large Format Dinner Menu - 6 October 1949

Front Cover, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Thursday, 6 October 1949.

Front Cover of a Vintage Large Format First Class Dinner Menu from Thursday, 6 October 1949 on board the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line featured Brain Meunière with Caper, Broiled Mutton Chop Water Cress, and Meringues Chantilly for dessert. GGA Image ID # 15ab2f36dc

Menu Items

Hors-d'Œuvre

  • Green Olives
  • Black Olives
  • Celery in Branch
  • Isigny Butter
  • Cauliflowers a la Grecque
  • Salami of Milan
  • Mayonnaise of Lobster
  • Celery Remoulade
  • Paris Knuckles of Ham
  • Oysters Belons
  • Doria Salad
  • Niçoise Salad

Soup

  • Cultivateur Soup
  • Vermicelli Consommé

Eggs

  • Poached Eggs Bohémienne

Fish

  • Bakes Saint Jacques Shellfish
  • Fried Slice of Julienne with Lemon

Entrées

  • Lamb Girondine
  • Brain Meunière with Capers

Vegetables

  • Broccoli in Brown Butter
  • Tomatoes a la Polonaise
  • Fresh Spinach with Crusts
  • Rice with Curry
  • Jacket Potatoes
  • Muslin Potatoes
  • Baked Potatoes
  • A l'Anglaise Potatoes
  • Mignonette Potatoes

Pastes

  • Spaghetti with Cheese

From the Grill (10 Minutes)

  • Broiled Chateaubriand Choron
  • Broiled Mutton Chop Water Cress

Cold Buffet

  • York Ham - Parme Ham - Virginia Ham
  • Smoked Ox-Tongue
  • Cold Chicken
  • Roast beef with Picalilli
  • Young Turkey Cranberry Sauce
  • Aiguillette of Beef a la Mode
  • Rack of Pork
  • Veal Mayonnaise

Salad

  • Caprice Salad
  • Mimosa Salad
  • Romaine Salad

Cheese

  • Emmenthal – Pont l'Evêque – Brie - Roquefort

Entremets

  • Meringues Chantilly
  • Rolls with Jam
  • Sables Lexoviens
  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Chocolate Ice Cream
  • Beau Rivage Cream
  • Brazilian Pudding
  • Baked Apples

Stewed Fruit

  • Stewed Pineapple

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
  • Camomille – Mint - Linden Tea - Vervain

Menu Selections, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Thursday, 6 October 1949.

Menu Selections, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Thursday, 6 October 1949. GGA Image ID # 15ab2f9d3a

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