Monday, October 12, 2009

What they ate: Titanic



First Class Menu
R.M.S. Titanic

April 14, 1912

Hors D’Oeuvres
Oysters

Consommé Olga
Cream of Barley

Poached Salmon with Mousseline Sauce and Cucumbers

Filet Mignons Lili
Saute of Chicken, Lyonnaise
Vegetable Marrow Farci

Lamb, Mint Sauce
Roast Duckling, Apple Sauce
Sirloin of Beef, Chateau Potatoes
Green Pea
Creamed Carrots
Boiled Rice
Parmentier & Boiled New Potatoes

Punch Romaine

Roast Squab & Cress

Cold Asparagus Vinaigrette

Pate de Foie Gras
Celery

Waldorf Pudding
Peaches in Chartreuse Jelly
Chocolate & Vanilla Eclairs
French Ice Cream


12 comments:

Gwennie said...

Anytime someone is debating about getting dessert, I just remind them of those poor women on the Titanic. Always get dessert!

EntertainingMom said...

almost makes you wish you had been on... almost!

little augury said...

I just love your historic menus posts. Love Gwennie's comment! It seems that everything that was wonderful is marred by the tragic loss. GT

Karena said...

Quite elegant, if only......

LPC said...

I agree. These historic menus are the bomb.

Kristin said...

What a spread. And always get dessert is something I'm going to subscribe to. Ah ha

Deanna said...

The food sounds wonderful.
Was celery a luxury then?

The Titanic interest me and the internet pics of the interior as well as the exterior is outstanding!

blessings,
d

ADG said...

That's cryptic. I've got my White Star Line sweater on today.

Downward?

ADG

MWK said...

I am seriously in love with your blog just found it through PSP, I'm Molly who wrote the guest post. LOVE that you love ND!

The Daily Connoisseur said...

At least they had a good last meal...

{ L } said...

I just LOVE your blog! You post about the most fascinating things.

Queen of Cashmere said...

Lisa at Privilege sent me! Love this post.
Goodness, has I eaten that I could have sunk the Titanic, too!