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MENU MAKING AND SPECIMEN MENUS

MENUS FOR TWO DAINTY LUNCHEONS.

FRENCH.
ENGLISH.
Salade de Homard. Lobster Salad.
Dormes feuillétes de Ris-de-Veau. Little Paste Crusts with Sweetbread.
Pigeons de Bordeaux Rôtis. Roast Bordeaux Pigeons.
Salade-du Printemps. French Spring Salad.
Pommes-Soufflées. Puffed Potatoes.
Petits Souffles du Jambon. Small Ham Souffles.
Charlotte de Groseilles vertes. Gooseberry Cream Charlotte.
Dessert. Dessert.
 
 
Ballons de Poisson. Fish Balls.
Sauce Tomate. Tomato Sauce.
Cotelettes d'Agneau aux Epinards. Lamb Cutlets with Spinach.
Timbale de Foie-Gras. Goose Liver Timbales.
Tomates farcies gratinees. Baked Stuffed Tomatoes.
Beignets de Crapes. Pancake Fritters.
Dessert. Dessert.

MENU FOR LUNCHEON FOR A SHOOTING PACKET

Filets de Soles à la Mayonnaise. Fillets of Sole in Mayonnaise.
Mousse de Homard frappée. Iced Lobster Soufflé.
Boeuf braisé à la Gelée. Braised Beef with Savoury Jelly.
Langue à l'Ecarlate. Dressed Ox-Tongue.
Filets de Caneton à la Loraine. Fillets of Duckling with Goose Liver Farce.
Cailles poelées à la Parisienne. Braised Stuffed Quails.
Faisan en Robe de Chambre. Roast Pheasant in Crust.
Salade à la Japonise Japanese Salad
Bordure de Riz aux Prunes. Border of rice with Stewed Prunes
Gâteaux à l'Africaine. African Cakes.
Batons Gruyére Savoury Cheese Fingers.
Fromage. Cheese
Dessert. Dessert

PICNIC LUNCHEONS FOR TWENTY PERSONS.
Summer.

No. 1 Average Cost No. 2 Average Cost
  £ s d   £ s d
5 lbs of Cold Salmon 0 8 0 5 lbs of Cold Salmon 0 8 0
2 Cucumbers 0 1 0 2 Cucumbers 0 1 0
Mayonnaise Sauce 0 1 0 Mayonnaise Sauce 0 1 0
1 Quarter of Lamb 0 10 0 1 Quarter of Lamb 0 10 0
Mint Sauce 0 0 0 Mint Sauce 0 0 0
8 lbs. Picked Brisket of Beef 0 6 0 8 lbs. Picked Brisket of Beef 0 6 0
1 Tounge 0 4 0 1 Tounge 0 4 0
1 Glanatine of Veal 0 4 0 1 Glanatine of Veal 0 4 0
1 Chicken Pie 0 6 0 1 Chicken Pie 0 6 0
Salad Dressing 0 3 0 Salad Dressing 0 3 0
2 Fruit Tarts 0 3 0 2 Fruit Tarts 0 3 0
Cream 0 2 0 Cream 0 2 0
2 doz Cheesecakes 0 2 0 2 doz Cheesecakes 0 2 0
2 Creams 0 5 0 2 Creams 0 5 0
2 Jellies 0 4 0 2 Jellies 0 4 0
4 Loaves of bread 0 1 0 4 Loaves of bread 0 1 0
2 lbs of Biscuits 0 1 0 2 lbs of Biscuits 0 1 0
1½ lbs of Cheese 0 1 0 1½ lbs of Cheese 0 1 0
½ lb of Butter 0 0 0 ½ lb of Butter 0 0 0
6 lbs of Strawberries 0 4 0 6 lbs of Strawberries 0 4 0
  $3 11 $3   $3 11 $3

Wines, mineral waters, lemon- juice. Plates, dishes, knives, forks, spoons, glasses, tablecloths, serviettsi, glass cloths, corkscrews, champagne-opener, castor sugar, oil, vinegar, mustard, pepper, caynne, salt and pickles.