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RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 10 June 1955

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 10 June 1955

Vintage Dinner Menu Card from Friday, 10 June 1955 on board the R.M.S. Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Braised Calf's Sweetbreads, Maintenon, Roast Duckling, Savory and Apple Sauce, and Coupe Edna May for dessert.

Menu Items

  • Smoked Salmon and Capers
  • Orange Juice
  • Grape Fruit Cocktail

HORS D’ŒUVRES

  • Tomatoes Tartare
  • Bordeaux Sardines
  • Salade Macédoine
  • Anchovy Fillets       
  • Eggs Aurore 
  • Smoked Herrings
  • Thon a l’Huile         
  • Potato Salad
  • Salted Peanuts       
  • Queen, Ripe and Stuffed Olives

SOUPS

  • Croûte au Pot
  • Cream of Tomato

FISH

  • Brook Trout, Dorée 
  • Fried Fillets of Whitefish, Gloucester Sauce
  • Poached Fillets of Lemon Sole, Hollandaise Sauce

FARINACEOUS
Noodles à la Crème

VEGETARIAN

  • Welsh Rarebit

ENTREE

  • Braised Calf's Sweetbreads, Maintenon
  • Pigeon en Casserole, Grand'Mère

JOINT

  • Roast Sirloin and Ribs of Beef, Raifort

RELEVE

  • Roast Duckling, Savory and Apple Sauce

GRILL [to order 10 minutes]

  • Split Lamb's Kidneys on Toast

VEGETABLES

  • Lima Beans  
  • White Squash au Parmesan        
  • Braised Celery

 

POTATOES

  • Boiled, Roast and Garfield

COLD BUFFET

  • Roast Sirloin of Beef
  • Raised Pie
  • Ox Tongue
  • Galantine of Chicken

SALADS

  • Tomato        
  • Jack o'Lantern       
  • Canadian Club       
  • Fresh Fruit

DRESSINGS

  • French
  • Mayonnaise

SWEETS

  • Plum Pudding, Brandy Sauce      
  • Coupe Edna May

ICE CREAM

  • Vanilla         
  • Chocolate    
  • Pistachio      
  • Banana
  • Hot Butterscotch Sauce

 

SAVORY

  • Fried Camembert Cheese
  • Dessert
  • Coffee Hot or Iced

Menu Items, RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 10 June 1955

SUGGESTED MENU

  • Hors d’Oeuvre Varies
  • Croûte au Pot
  • Poached Fillets of Lemon Sole, Hollandaise Sauce
  • Roast Sirloin and Ribs of Beef, Raifort
  • Lima Beans
  • Potatoes Garfield
  • Plum Pudding, Brandy Sauce      
  • Dessert
  • Coffee

Chef's Suggestions, RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 10 June 1955

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