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The Judges Christmas Dinner

A Dinner for 12 Persons

First Course
Game soup - Carrot soup
Codfish au gratin - Soles a la creme
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Entrees
Curried rabbit - Pigeon pie
Larks and potato - Pigs feet with truffles
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Second Course
Boiled turkey and celery sauce - Roast goose
Pork cutlets and stuffed tomatoes - Tongue garnished
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Third Course
Partridges - Roast hare
Mince pies - Orange jelly - Lemon cream
Apple tart - Plum pudding
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Dessert
Quince ice - Tea ice - Pear water ice
Stuffed dates - Bon Bons
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  • list arrowWould you wee in your dining room?

    Victorian gentlemen did! Some dining rooms (like ours) had a special cupboard to house a chamber pot so all the gentlemen could go for a wee without leaving the table (once the ladies had left the room, of course!).

     

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