Rice soup, removed with a
Semels Souffle and poivrade sauce
Beef Collops à la Tortue and Truffles
Three Sweetbreads larded, and asparagus peas.
Poulard à la Daube, larded, and mushrooms.
Three Chickens à la Reine.
Leg of Lamb, and haricot beans.
Soup, removed with a bacon chine, roasted.
Soup, removed with a haunch of venison.
A Neat’s Tongue
Three Chickens and celery.
Two Rabbits à la Portuguese larded, and sorrel sauce.
A Souties of Mutton, and cucumber.
Petit Pâtés of Oysters.
Giblet Soup, removed with a Sirloin of Beef.
Cauliflower à la Flamond.
Jerusalem Artichokes à la Crême.
Spinage and Croutons.
Red Cabbage à l’Alemande.
Carmel Basket, with meringues.
Two Guinea Fowls, one larded.
Quotation for the Day …
Were I a philosopher, I should write a philosophy of toys, showing that nothing else in life need to be taken seriously, and that Christmas Day in the company of children is one of the few occasions on which men become entirely alive."