Learning the vocabulary for a basic restaurant menu
What will I learn from the lesson on a restaurant menu?
Below is a basic menu you could find in a restaurant in the UK. The lesson is bested used with the exercise listed near the bottom of the page.
The 3 main parts to the River Cottage menu explained.
Starters are the first course of a meal also known as an appetizer.
Main meal A main course is the featured or primary dish in a meal.
Dessert is the sweet course eaten at the end of a meal is also known as a sweet or pudding
Menu for the River Cottage restaurant
A delicate creamy soup
Slices of cod served with brown bread and butter
Pan Fried or Grilled Calamari
Scallopine Di Vittelo La Caverna
Veal with fresh mushrooms and roasted peppers with a touch of cream
Roasted Atlantic Salmon
Pan roasted salmon witch artichoke hearts, asparagus and plum tomatoes in a white wine sauce
Dipped in parmigiano, sautéed in lemon and wine sauce
Chocolate Mousse Cake Carrot Cake
Ricotta Cheese Cake
Wide selection of teas and ground coffees Freshly-squeezed orange juice Variety of beers
Chardonnay, 2002, Napa Valley
Sauvignon Blanc, 2003, Santa Ynez
Merlot, 2002, Central Coast
Cabernet Sauvignon, 1998, Napa
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