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RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 12 June 1955

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 12 June 1955

Colorful Vintage Dinner Menu from Sunday, 12 June 1955 on board the R.M.S. Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Pied de veau Vinaigrette, Roast Milk-Fed Chicken Financière, and Coupe aux Fraises for dessert.

Menu Items

  • Tomato Juice
  • Fresh Pineapple

HORS D’ŒUVRES

  • Onions à la Grecque
  • Potted Shrimp
  • Anchovy Filets
  • Bordeaux Sardines
  • Cod Roe
  • Eggs Mayonnaise
  • Radishes
  • Raw Vegetable Salade
  • Salade Macédoine  
  • Table Celery
  • Salted Peanuts       
  • Queen, Ripe and Stuffed Olives

SOUPS

  • Consommé Ambassadrice
  • Cream Agnes Sorel

FISH

  • Red Snapper Meunière
  • Poached Turbot Ecossaise Sauce

FARINACEOUS

  • Welsh Rarebit

VEGETARIAN

  • Œuf sur le plat Savoyard

ENTREE

  • Pied de veau Vinaigrette
  • Noisette of Lamb Green Peas

JOINT

  • Roast Ribs and Sirloin of Beef, Hominy Fritters, Horseradish Cream

RELEVE

  • Roast Milk-Fed Chicken Financière

GRILL [to order 10 minutes]

  • Kebab à la Grecque

VEGETABLES

  • Cauliflower Cream Sauce
  • Julienne Parsnips
  • Braised Lettuce

POTATOES

  • Boiled, Roast and Mignonette

COLD BUFFET

  • Roast Lamb, Mint Sauce
  • Roast Duckling
  • Raised Pie
  • Home-made Brawn

SALADS

  • Chicory
  • Cole Slaw
  • Mixed Bowl
  • Fresh Fruit

DRESSINGS

  • French
  • Mayonnaise

SWEETS

  • Orleans Pudding
  • Coupe aux Fraises

ICE CREAM

  • Vanilla
  • Bananas
  • Pistachio
  • Rum Raisins
  • Butterscotch Sauce

SAVORY

  • Croute Ivanhoe
  • Dessert
  • Coffee Hot or Iced

 

Menu Items, RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 12 June 1955

SUGGESTED MENU

  • Tomato Juice
  • Consommé Ambassadress
  • Poached Turbot, Ecossaise sauce
  • Roast Milk-Fed Chicken Financière
  • Cauliflower Cream Sauce
  • Potatoes Mignonette
  • Coupe aux Fraises
  • Dessert
  • Coffee

Chef's Suggestions, RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 12 June 1955

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