Meals in Edwardian times often went on for three or four hours, but the Captain had a comparatively light meal that night, partaking of the Oysters à la Russe, Filet Mignon Lili served with Pommes Anna, Calvados Glazed Duckling with Apple Sauce, and Asparagus Salad with Champagne-Saffron Vinaigrette.
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About the Author
Andrew Caldwell has worked as a classical chef in Bermuda, Mexico, and the United States. He has managed a number of resorts and overseen the development of more than 40 restaurants around the globe. A keen historian, Caldwell has visited many of the sites in this book to ensure its accuracy. He resides in Orlando, Florida, and maintains an online presence at www.thehistorychef.net.
Table of Contents
Handy Hints and Tips xiii
Captain Edward John Smith 1
RMS Titanic, North Atlantic April 15, 1912
Martin Luther King 13
Memphis, Tennessee April 4, 1968
Napoleon Bonaparte 21
Defeated at Waterloo, Belgium June 18, 1815
Alexander the Great 33
Babylon, Iraq June 13, 323 B.C.
Diana, Princess of Wales 45
Paris, France August 30, 1997
John F. Kennedy 53
Dallas, Texas November 22, 1963
Montezuma II, Last Aztec Emperor 63
Tenochtitlan June 30, 1520
St. Petersburg, Russia December 20, 1916
Alexandria, Egypt August 6, 30 B.C.
Admiral Horatio Nelson 93
HMS Victory, Trafalgar, Spain October 21, 1805
Abraham Lincoln 103
Washington, D.C. April 14, 1865
Leonidas, King of Sparta 111
Thermopylae, Greece August 18, 480 B.C.
Captain Ernst Lehmann 119
The Hindenburg, Lakehurst, New Jersey May 6, 1937
Elvis Aaron Presley 131
Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee August 16, 1977
Lord Frederick Chelmsford 141
Defeated at Isandlwana, South Africa January 22, 1879
Gaius Julius Caesar 151
The Curia, Rome March 15, 44 B.C.
George Armstrong Custer 161
Little Bighorn June 25, 1876
Adolf Hitler 169
The Führerbunker, Berlin, Germany April 30, 1945
Marilyn Monroe 179
Brentwood, California August 5, 1962
Captain James Cook 191
Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii February 14, 1779
John Franklin Candy 201
Durango, Mexico March 4, 1994