Air France updates menus

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Air France is bringing a breath of fresh air with new dishes on its a la carte menus, available as an alternative to the menu of the day (free of charge) offered in Premium Economy and Economy cabins on most long-haul flights departing Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly.

Since 1 April, customers have been able to enjoy brand new ‘Ocean’, ‘Tradition’, ‘Bio’ (organic) and ‘Une Sélection LENÔTRE’ menus. With the ‘Tradition’ and ‘Une Sélection LENÔTRE’ menus, specially created for Air France by the renowned Maison Lenôtre, customers can enjoy a genuine French fine-dining experience. Among the new dishes proposed, the Tradition menu features a foie gras terrine, gingerbread, dried fig chutney and baby spinach, followed by veal with blanquette cream sauce, glazed pearl onions with thyme, mushrooms and Basmati rice, and the Une Sélection LENÔTRE menu features marinated sautéed shrimp, pan-seared scallops with Dugléré orange sauce, vegetable risotto, carrots, sugar snap peas, celeriac, and a strawberry entremets.

The Ocean and Bio menus offer delicate flavours and fresh produce with salmon dumplings, blini and cabbage with horseradish, baby spinach, Alaskan hake fish with lemon and butter, mashed potatoes with tomato and ratatouille or sautéed shrimp, sautéed radishes and mango with olive oil, Julienned carrots and zucchini with honey and soy sauce. The Air France a la carte menus, available at a price varying between €12 and €28, can be ordered online on the airfrance.com website at the time of booking, or in the View/Modify my bookings section, and at Air France call centres and ticket offices up to 24 hours before departure. On departure from the French Overseas Departments; Fort-de-France, Pointe-à-Pitre, Cayenne and Réunion, three menus are available; Italia, Ocean and Tradition, which will be renewed for winter 2013.

For more inforation visit: airfrance.co.za