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RMS Berengaria Dinner Menu - 17 July 1929

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Vintage Dinner Menu from Wednesday, 17 July 1929 on board the R.M.S. Berengaria of the Cunard Line featured Tournedos—Mascotte, Croquette of Chicken—Maréchale, and Soufflé Pudding Suchard for dessert.

Menu Items

CARTE DU JOUR DINNER

TO ORDER:

FRIVOLITE

  • Honey Dew Melon  
  • Little Neck Clam Cocktails
  • Foie Gras on Croûte
  • Tomates Parisienne
  • Sturgeon
  • Caviar de Sterlet
  • Andouillette de Vir
  • Sardines de Nantes
  • Œufs Farcis Napolitaine
  • Royan Bordelaise
  • Thon Ravigote
  • Saucisson de Lyon
  • Jambon de Westphalia
  • Antipasto
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Hearts of Celery
  • Museau de Bœuf

POTAGE

  • Consommé Bouchère
  • Gombo de Volaille, Creole
  • Bird’s Nest Soup
  • Velouté Reine-Margot
  • Cold Tomato Soup
  • Cold Chicken Jelly

FISH

  • Fillet of English Sole—Chambertin
  • Broiled Weakfish—Maître d’hôtel
  • Fried Sea Bass—Remoulade
  • Halibut Steaks—Meunière

ENTREE

  • Noisette of Lamb—Mireille
  • Tournedos—Mascotte
  • Croustades—Montglas
  • Croquette of Chicken—Maréchale
  • Frog’s Legs—Figaro
  • Cold—Médaillons de Volaille, Rachel

JOINT

  • Roast Ribs and Sirloin of Beef—Horseradish Sauce
  • Baked York Ham au Madère

GRILL

  • Guinea Hen—Virginia
  • Epigramme of Lamb—Clamart    
  • Minute Steaks-Vert-pre
  • Sweetbreads—Jardinière

READY DISHES:

Hors d'Œuvres

  • Consommé Bouchère       
  • Gombo de Volaille, Créole
  • Frog’s Legs—Figaro
  • Noisette of Lamb—Mireille
  • Tournedos—Mascotte
  • Roast Ribs and Sirloin of Beef—Horseradish Sauce
  • Baked York Ham au Madère
  • Vegetables   
  • Potatoes
  • Roast Stuffed Turkey—Cranberry Sauce
  • Salad
  • Sweets        
  • Ice Cream
  • Dessert        
  • Coffee

TO ORDER :

VEGETABLES

  • Hearts of Palms
  • Creamed Spinach
  • Haricot Verts
  • Cauliflower, Cream Sauce
  • Potatoes—Boiled New, Rissolées, Duchesse, Gaufrette,
  • French Fried and Mashed

ROAST

  • Guinea Hen
  • Quail
  • Dindonneau
  • Mallard Duckling
  • Jumbo Squab
  • Canard Rouennais

SALAD

  • Lettuce, Romaine, Tomato, Watercress, Marquise,
  • Mexicaine, Fruit Salad
  • Thousand Island, French, Russian and Roquefort Dressing

SWEET

  • Soufflé Pudding Suchard  
  • Diplomat Pudding
  • Coupe Jacques
  • Baba au Rhum       
  • Raspberry Shortcake
  • Biscuit Tortoni        
  • Lemon Sherbet
  • French Pastries
  • Glaces Variées
  • Petits Fours
  • Vanilla Ice Cream—Hot Chocolate Sauce

SAVORIES

  • Mushrooms on Toast
  • Tartelette Hongroise
  • Golden Tit-Bit
  • Fondu au Fromage 
  • Canapé Lucullus
  • Dessert
  • Cafe

It will facilitate the service if orders are given in advance to the waiter—and alternatively, there is a small variety of dishes already prepared as shown.

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