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Here are some of the dinner meals I ate recently on a 12 day New England and Canada cruise on the Cunard Queen Mary 2. I don't recall all the desserts. Some nights I got a 2nd appetizer instead of a salad. The food was well prepared. The menu was innovative although not every dish was exceptional. This was a great time for a foodie to try a lot of different items.

The next to last day we got a tour of the galley. It was quite impressive. The kitchen was spotless. They have 160 chef/cooks plus an additional 85 kitchen crew/cleaners.

Appetizers
Deep fried brie in a crusted breadcrumb mushroom with cranberry sauce
Seafood salad with avocado & citrus cocktail sauce
Chicken & wild mushroom terrine with French mustard mayonnaise
Escargot bourguignon with garlic herb butter
Bouillabaisse with saffron rouille
Antipasto with mozzarella, marinated asparagus & olives
Prawn & salmon cake with a sweet chili sauce
Chicken with papaya & avocado
Garlic snails with burgundy butter
Chicken satay with stir fried vegetables
Thai vegetable spring roll with cashew sauce


Dinner
Vegetable cutlet with a pine nut crust & sun dried tomato fondue
Braided lamb shank with roasted root vegetables & a red wine sauce
Veal scaloppini parmigiana with pappdella pasta, grilled zucchini & tomato in a mushroom buerre noisette
Spinach & ricotta ravioli with sun dried tomato & pesto
Filet mignon with a Cajun & herb butter lobster tail
Bacon wrapped pork filet with sautéed wild mushroom & a mustard sherry sauce
Roast rack of lamb with Boulanger potatoes
Lobster tail with shrimp in a sesame crust
Rack of pork with cider & apple chutney


Desserts
Cherries jubille
crème carmel cake
Pear napoleon
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