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Help please! (menu translation) [moved from France]


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Help please! (menu translation) [moved from France]

karinl | Mar 2, 2012 10:45 AM

I would like to translate our wedding reception menu into English and don't know if I have done justice to its original wording in French. If anyone could take a look and give your opinion, I'd really appreciate it! I tried to keep it accurate but wanted to make the translation as delicious and elegant sounding as possible.

hors d’œuvre: mousseline de choux fleurs aux crevettes grises
-->hors d’œuvre: mousse of cauliflower with local shrimp

entrée: les noix de coquilles Saint Jacques, feuilleté au sésame, risotto de langues d’oiseaux, sauce basilic
-->first course: scallops with flakey sesame pastry on a risotto of orzo in basil sauce

plat: le filet de boeuf rôti au thym, confit de cèpes, fondue d’épinards, cocotte de pommes de terre écrasées.
-->main course: beef filet roasted with thyme accompanied by cèpe confit, sautéed spinach, and mini casserole of potatoes

le fromage: Fruité du Boulonnais, Brillat Savarin, salade mêlée aux amandes
-->cheese course: Fruité du Boulonnais and Brillat Savarin, salad tossed with slivered almonds

buffet de desserts: assortis de 6 variétés de gâteaux, salade de fruit, sobets et une pièce montée en macarons.
-->dessert buffet: an assortment of 6 desserts, fruit salad, sorbets, and a traditional pyramid of macaroons.

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