Anatole's Menus

by Aussie Meyer
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Story


Anatole, that genius of the egg-whisk who rules the kitchen of Brinkley Court, does not confine himself to the classics of French cookery, but rather is willing to oblige with English fare and has, in fact, been known to borrow from other cuisines from time to time. Recently he accepted a challenge from his employer, Dahlia Travers, to create a soup, an entree, and a dessert each from five countries, and serve an international dinner five days in a row (Monday through Friday). These were the menus he planned to serve:

Country: UK Flag
England
French Flag
France
Greek Flag
Greece
Italian Flag
Italy
Spanish Flag
Spain
Soup: Cock-a-leekee soup Creme St. Jacques Avgolemono (egg & lemon soup) Minestrone Gazpacho
Entree: Steak & Kidney Pie Nonnettes de Poulet Moussaka Vitello Florentine Paella
Desserts: Plum Pudding Mousse au Chocolat Baklava Zabaglione Flan Caramel

Unfortunately, Dahlia's sister Agatha was visiting Brinkley that week, with young Thos. and the Dog McIntosh in tow. Thomas, feeling peckish late Sunday night, staged a raid on the larder, in search of pie. McIntosh, following on his heel, was more interested in the aroma of the marrowbones in Anatole's stockpot. Sadly, Anatole's recipe file got knocked over in the enthusiastic investigations of the Aberdeen Terrier; but young Thos. covered for the canine by stuffing the 15 recipe cards back in the organizer.

Through quirk of fate, there was still a soup, entree, and dessert filed under each day, but the nationalities got somewhat mixed. Using the 7 clues below, can you determine what was served on the eclectic menu each night, Monday thru Friday?


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./Labels/v_Cock_a_leekee.png ./Labels/v_Creme_St._Jacques.png ./Labels/v_Avgolemono__egg___lemon_.png ./Labels/v_Minestrone.png ./Labels/v_Gazpacho.png ./Labels/v_Steak___Kidney_Pie.png ./Labels/v_Nonnettes_de_Poulet.png ./Labels/v_Moussaka.png ./Labels/v_Vitello_Florentine.png ./Labels/v_Paella.png ./Labels/v_Plum_Pudding.png ./Labels/v_Mousse_au_Chocolat.png ./Labels/v_Baklava.png ./Labels/v_Zabaglione.png ./Labels/v_Flan_Caramel.png
./Labels/v_Day.png ./Labels/h_Monday.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Tuesday.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Wednesday.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Thursday.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Friday.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/v_Dessert.png ./Labels/h_Plum_Pudding.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Mousse_au_Chocolat.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Baklava.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Zabaglione.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Flan_Caramel.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/v_Entree.png ./Labels/h_Steak___Kidney_Pie.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Nonnettes_de_Poulet.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Moussaka.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Vitello_Florentine.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Paella.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
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JavaScript Grid by Scott Noyes

Clues

  1. The Nonnettes de Poulet and the Mousse au Chocolat were served on different days.
  2. On the day of the Minestrone, no Greek dish was served.
  3. One of the courses was Italian one day, then another nationality the very next day, then Greek the day after that.
  4. The Cock-a-leekee soup was served on the day in-between the Steak & Kidney Pie and the Plum Pudding.
  5. On the evening Zabaglione was served, an English and a Spanish course also appeared.
  6. There was no French cuisine on Friday.
  7. The Creme St.Jacques and Minestrone are served on earlier days of the week than the French and Italian entrees and desserts.



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