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  Sarah Edington 22 February 2005  
on her new book, The Captain's Table

Half a ton of bananas and a thousand pots of jam were just some of the things needed to keep the guests happy on cruise ships like the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth. Food was taken very seriously, even breakfast had four courses.

Sarah Edington joins Jenni to talk about her new book The Captain's Table and to reveal more about life and dining on the great ocean liners.

Try Irish Stew (served on the Queen Mary, 1966) or Port and Claret Jelly (a favourite on board in the 1930s)

 
The Captain's Table: Life and Dining on the Great Ocean Liners
by Sarah Edington
National Maritime Museum Publishing
ISBN 0948065575


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