Punch,  47 (1864), 234.

Ménu of the Future



Miscellaneous, Drollery


Nutrition, Health, Monstrosities, Zoology

    Subtitled 'A Possible Result of the Efforts of the Acclimatisation Society', this menu includes dishes prepared from animal species that will become acclimatised in Britain in the future. For example, the fish dishes include 'Crimped Kraken', while 'Pickled Scales of Sea-Serpent' and 'Gorilla's Ears in Sherbet' are served at the end of the meal.

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