Sunday, December 9, 2012

Christmas A La Queen Victoria


Pictures courtesy of Nishe/Photography
Book: The Curious World Of Christmas by Niall Edworthy
At Queen Victoria's command, large amounts of food were given to the poor from Windsor castle each christmas day. The provisions included a half-a-ton of pudding, a ton of bread, vast quantities of beef and potatoes, tons of coal, thousands of blankets and hundreds of cloaks.

Potages
Consommé à la Monaco. Du Berry
 
Poissons
Filet de Sole à la Vassant
Eperlans frits, sauce verneuil
 
Entrée
Cotelettes de Volaille à la York
 
Relevée
Dindes a la chipolata
Roast Beef. Chine of Pork
 
Entremêts
Asperges, sauce Hollandaise
Mince Pies. Plum Pudding
Gelée d'Orange à L' Ànglaise
 
Buffet
Baron of Beef
Boar's Head
Game Pie
Woodcock Pie
Brawn
Roast Fowl
Tongue
 
Queen Victoria's Christmas
Dinner at Windsor in 1899
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