CUISINE : Food & Drink Aboard Nymphea — Sample menus
The cuisine on board Nymphea is French. The dishes are prepared using fresh ingredients and the evening meal is typically a four-course menu.
- Breakfast: Your day on Nymphea starts with a continental breakfast with pastries, freshly-squeezed orange juice, and hot beverages.
- Lunch: Lunch is usually buffet style with a selection of colorful salads, patés, and cold meats accompanied by hot soup or entrée, delicious desserts and a selection of regional cheeses accompanied by quality wines selected by the chef.
- Dinner: A taste of regional cuisine by candlelight, complemented by fine wines, followed by a selection of regional cheeses, coffee, and liqueurs. We dine out one night in the week at one of the local restaurants specializing in regional cooking. This is included in the cruise price.
If there are any special dietary requirements such as vegetarian, food intolerances, allergies, these can be catered for on request at the time of booking.
—— Sample Wine List ——
Château de Chaintres, Saumur Champigny; Domaine de la Renaudie, Touraine Blanc; Château de Fontenay, La Reserve de Jean
—— Sample Cheese Board ——
Bouton de Culotte;
Ami du Chambertin
—— Three Sample Menus for Evening Meals ——
Goat Cheese Marinated in Basilc & Garlic "en croute" with a Tomato Salsa
Supreme of Chicken with a Mushroom Farce, Rosemary Potato Cake, Green Beans Wrapped in Bacon, with a Wild Mushroom & Champagne Sauce
Roquefort Soufflés with Sweet Chilli Jam and Fresh Asparagus
Magret de Canard with Cherry Sauce, Sweet Potato & Courgette Gratin, and Honey Roast Carrots
Lemon Curd Tart with a Cinnamon Biscuit Base
Confit of Duck with Fresh Rocket, Served with a Mango Salsa, Fried Quails Egg & Balsamic Reduction
Roast Fillet of Pork, Sage Pollenta Cake, Sautéed Savoy Cabbage with an Aubergine & Tarragon Sauce
Lavander & Orange Scented Crème Brulée
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