Royal Meal III: Easter Menu

Esteemed Readers, Happy Easter!

On this occasion I would like to present you a curious menu, (please, take into account that the number of dishes was meant for a big company, not for only one person), that was typical for a Royal Easter Day.  Enjoy the Meal! 🙂 🙂 🙂

Pasque Menu

Soups: Capon Soup; Broth from Lamb Liver; some Lamb Heads with green purée, garnished with their legs.

Grand Entrée: a big plate of Beef; Veal Brisket stuffed with ragout; Chicken Fricassée, garnished with marinade.

Petits Entrées: Grilled Lamb Cotelettes; Petit Bouillons made from Capon meat.

Main Course: a plate of Capon, coated with breadcrumbs, garnished with three Pigeons and three Chicken; Lamb Leg, coated with breadcrumbs; Roast Veal, garnished with marinade; a plate of two roast ducks; a Hare; Fattened Chicken, coated with breadcrumbs.

Entremets: Artichoke Ragout; a plate of Truffles & Foie-Gras Ragout; a Cake à la Crème & Blancmanger; a plate of Champignons, roasted with breadcrumbs; Fresh Eggs à la Huguenotte; Ham Bread; Apple Beignets & two plates of Salt Pork!

Happy & Serene Easter!

Vive le Roy!

Maria KethuProfumo

 

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36 Responses to Royal Meal III: Easter Menu

  1. I think except for the broth from lambs liver and Lamb heads I could enjoy the rest. Thanks, Marie.

  2. Such festive fare, Maria. Happy Easter, my friend! ❤

  3. Hi Maria. Menus of days long past are always fascinating to me. Lots of protein in this one. 🙂 Happy Easter to you. Hugs. 🐰

  4. Pupazzovi says:

    Buona Pasqua cara Maria, auguri !!!!

  5. HesterLeyNel says:

    I would really have enjoyed this royal meal. Happy Easter to you too Maria.

    • kethuprofumo says:

      Happy Easter, Hester! By the way, do you celebrate Easter in the South Africa? If yes, in what way?

      • HesterLeyNel says:

        The religious folks attend a church sermon early in the morning on Good Friday and again on Sunday. The sermons usually include performances reenacting the crucifixion, but on a small scale (I know that in some countries the whole village will participate in such a performance in public). Children are given Easter eggs and have treasure hunts to find the eggs, but overall the festivities are low key and the weekend is spent with family and friends. The weekend is the height of the end of summer holidays and many people travel great distances to their holiday destinations. Do you celebrate Easter in a special way, Maria?

      • kethuprofumo says:

        Oh, well…As I belong to the Orthodox tradition & Easter is indeed a great festive for us. We usually celebrate at home with home made Easter cake. It’s a tradition of my family. My mother makes it. We exchange greetings, etc. We don’t often attend the church, but always watch Easter broadcasting from our main Cathedral, as it’s very solemn. How interesting…you have seasons upside down 🙂 🙂 🙂 Amazing!

      • HesterLeyNel says:

        Yes, today was the perfect day for the beach and we spent hours swimming in the waves and floating in the tidal pool. Late June, beginning of July is also holiday season here, although temperatures are a little lower and our winter is not that bad.

      • kethuprofumo says:

        Incredible! Oh, well…you live in a little Paradise! Do you often meet elephants? Or they don’t spend so much time on the beach 🙂 🙂 🙂

      • HesterLeyNel says:

        Haha, no, we have no big game here. The only elephants I meet will be in nature reserves in other parts of the country.

  6. ateafan says:

    You don’t have a vegan alternative do you??? No. Just joking. 😂

  7. fulvialuna1 says:

    Che gran mangiata!
    Un abbraccio Maria e spero che la tua Pasqua sia stata serena.

  8. A most interesting menu, Maria. Were the dishes coated in breadcrumbs fried?

  9. moiragoff says:

    Dear Maria,
    A slightly belated Happy Easter. I look forward to your next posts – all so interesting!
    Best wishes
    Moira

  10. smilecalm says:

    people ate
    heartily
    at your
    palace 🙂

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