And this is just two months' worth!
Bill of Fare for Every Month in the Year
January - Dinner:
beef soup, made of brisket of beef, and the beef served up in the dish. Turkey and chine roasted, with gravy and onion sauce; minced pies.
Or achbone of beef boiled, and carrots and savoys, with melted butter; ham and fowls roasted, with rich gravy; tarts.
Or vermicelli soup; forequarter of lam and salad in season; fresh salmon, a sufficient quantity boiled, with smelts fried, and lobster sauce; minced pies.
Chickens fricaseed; wild ducks with rich gravy sauce; piece of sturgeon or brawn and minced pies.
Or a hare with a pudding in the belly, a strong gravy and claret sauce; hen turkey boiled, with oyster sauce and onion sauce; brawn or minced pies.
Chine or saddle of mutton roasted, with pickles; calf's head broiled and grilled, garnished with parsley and butter, salt, pepper and a little vinegar; the tongue slit and laid upon the brains; a boiled pudding.
Or ham and fowls roasted, with gravy sauce; a leg of lamb boiled, with spinach.
Or a piece of fresh salmon, with lobster sauce, and garnished with fried smelts and flounders; chickens roasted and asparagus, with gravy and plain butter.
Scotch collops; ducklings, with rich gravy; minced pies.
Or fried foals (soals?) with shrimp sauce; fore quarter of lamb roasted, with mint sauce; dish of tarts and custards