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RMS Lancastria Dinner Menu - 7 May 1939

Front Cover, RMS Lancastria Dinner Menu - 7 May 1939

Vintage Dinner Menu from Sunday, 7 May 1939 on board the R.M.S. Lancastria of the Cunard White Star featured Fried Chicken. Honey Glazed Pineapple, Grenadins of Veal with Noodles, and Fresh Pears Flambés for dessert.

Menu Items

HORS D’ŒUVRE

  • Fresh Fruit Cocktails
  • Iced Beluga Caviar 
  • Terrine de Foie Gras
  • Iced Tomato Juice
  • Seville Olives         
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Celery
  • Salted Almonds
  • Salted Peanuts
  • Radishes
  • Hors d'Œuvres Variés

SOUPS

  • Chicken Okra         
  • Cream of Fresh Mushroom*
  • (Cold) Tomato Bouillon

FISH

  • Poached Sea Bass Ecossaise     
  • Bluefish, Beurre Noisette

ENTREES

  • Fried Chicken. Honey Glazed Pineapple
  • Grenadins of Veal with Noodles
  • Vol au Vent, Toulousaine

GRILL TO ORDER

  • Lamb Chops
  • Calf’s Sweetbreads and Bacon

JOINTS

  • Prime Ribs and Sirloin of Beef. Horseradish
  • Baked Virginia Mam. Succotash

VEGETABLES

  • String Beans
  • White Squash au Parmesan
  • Fresh Asparagus au Beurre        
  • Fresh Leaf Spinach
  • Boiled. Roast, Candied Sweet and Saratoga Potatoes
  • Grape Fruit Sorbet

ROAST

  • Vermont Turkey poult. Cranberry Sauce
  • Guinea Chicken

COLD BUFFET

SALADS

  • Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado Pears, Romaine, Waldorf, Palm Beach
  • Dressings: Mayonnaise, French and Cream

SWEETS

  • Soufflé Arlequin
  • Meringue glace, Chantilly
  • Fresh Pears Flambés
  • Raspberry Nut Sundae
  • Petits Fours

ICES

  • Vanilla, Strawberry, Pistachio, Nesselrode
  • Hot Orange Sauce

SAVORY

  • Beignet au Gruyere

FRESH FRUIT

  • Table Oates and Figs
  • Fresh Pineapple
  • Almonds and Raisins
  • Coffee

Menu Items, RMS Lancastria Dinner Menu - 7 May 1939

MENU SUGGESTIONS

Chef's Suggestions, RMS Lancastria Dinner Menu - 7 May 1939

  • Fresh Fruit Cocktails
  • Cream of Fresh Mushrooms
  • Fried Chicken Honey Glazed Pineapple
  • Fresh Asparagus au Beurre
  • Candied Sweet Potatoes
  • Fresh Pears Flambé

Passengers on Special Diet are Invited to make known their requirements to the Head Waiter.

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