SS Ile de France Large Format Dinner Menu - 8 October 1949

Front Cover, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Saturday, 8 October 1949.

Front Cover of a Vintage Large Format First Class Dinner Menu from Saturday, 8 October 1949 on board the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line featured Suprême of Sole "Ile-de-France", Normandy Chicken Breast, and Tray of Mignardises (Petits Fours) for dessert. Menu in French. English Transcription by Evelyne Blanc Gjenvick. GGA Image ID # 15ab5dc6a3

Menu Items

  • La Coupe de Fruits Rafraîchis au Porto
  • Le Consommé Madrilène en Tasse
  • Les Paillettes Diablées
  • Le Suprême de Sole "Ile-de-France"
  • Le Blanc de Volaille à la Normande
  • Les Asperges Vertes Tièdes à l'Huile Douce
  • Le Médaillon de Foie Gras à la Gelée au Champagne
  • Les Cœurs de Laitues à la Parisienne
  • Les Poires Glacées Belle-Hélène
  • Le Plateau de Mignardises
  • La Corbeille d'Excellence

Translation

  • Fresh Fruit Cups with Porto liquor
  • Madrilène Consommé
  • Spicy Puffed Pastries
  • Suprême of Sole "Ile-de-France"
  • (Sole fish in creamy shrimp sauce with spinach and parmesan cheese)
  • Normandy Chicken Breast
  • Green Asparagus with Sweet Oil
  • Medallion of Foie Gras with Champagne Jelly
  • Parisian Lettuce Hearts
  • Belle-Hélène Ice Pears
  • Tray of Mignardises (Petits Fours)
  • Assorted Fruit Tray

Menu Selections, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Saturday, 8 October 1949.

Menu Selections, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Saturday, 8 October 1949. GGA Image ID #

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