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RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 13 June 1955

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 13 June 1955

Cover: CUNARD BUILDING, LIVERPOOL, Headquarters of the
Cunard Line. Central one of the three famous buildings on the city’s waterfront, Cunard Building overlooks the River Mersey, from which Cunarders sail regularly to the United States and Canada.

The houseflags flying from the building are those of the three Companies comprising the Cunard Group, namely (from left to right) Brocklebank, Cunard, and Port Lines.

Vintage Dinner Menu from Date on board the R.M.S. Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Tete de Veau, Américaine, Creamed Chicken on Waffle Cake, and Cardinal Pudding, Sweet Sauce for dessert. The cover is a painting of the Cunard Building in Liverpool.

Menu Items

  • Tomato Juice
  • Chilled Cantaloupe

HORS D’ŒUVRES

  • Bordeaux Sardines
  • Chou-fleur à l'Huile
  • Salade Niçoise
  • Brislings
  • Filleted Herrings
  • Roll Mops
  • Eggs Tartare
  • Pimentos Mexicaine
  • Radishes     
  • Table Celery
  • Salted Peanuts       
  • Queen, Ripe and Stuffed Olives

SOUPS

  • Consommé Belle Fermière
  • Cream Eliza

FISH

  • Poached Fresh Gaspe Salmon, Cucumber, Hollandaise Sauce
  • Fried Sparling, Tartare Sauce

FARINACEOUS

  • Spaghetti, Mushroom Sauce

VEGETARIAN

  • Rice Fritters

ENTREE

  • Tete de Veau, Américaine
  • Creamed Chicken on Waffle Cake

JOINT

  • Roast Leg and Forequarters of Lamb. Mint Sauce and Jelly

RELEVE

  • Roast Duckling, Savory and Apple Sauce

GRILL [to order 10 minutes]

  • Pork Cutlets, Charcutière

VEGETABLES

  • Green Peas, Anglaise       
  • Fried Egg Plant
  • Buttered Beetroot

POTATOES

  • Boiled, Roast and Duchesse

COLD BUFFET

  • Roast Sirloin of Beef
  • Roast Veal
  • Boiled Ham
  • Home-made Brawn

SALADS

  • Lettuce        
  • Waldorf
  • Mixed Bowl
  • Fresh Fruit

DRESSINGS

  • French
  • Mayonnaise

SWEETS

  • Cardinal Pudding, Sweet Sauce
  • Coupe Jacques

ICE CREAM

  • Vanilla
  • Cherry         
  • Lemon
  • Coffee
  • Hot Chocolate Sauce

SAVORY

  • Fried Camembert Cheese

Dessert

  • Coffee Hot or Iced

Menu Items, RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 13 June 1955

SUGGESTED MENU

  • Tomato Juice
  • Consommé Belle Fermière
  • Poached Salmon, Hollandaise sauce
  • Roast Leg and Forequarters of Lamb. Mint Sauce
  • Green Peas. Anglaise
  • Potatoes Duchesse
  • Coupe Jacques
  • Dessert
  • Coffee

Chef's Suggestions, RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 13 June 1955

Back Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Menu - 13 June 1955

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