Archive | Adolph Menjou

Tallulah Bankhead’s French 75s

“If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.” Last night saw extreme Silver Screen Supperage in action. Dinner al fresco which began with Tallulah’s favourite tipple the French 75. Followed by Adolph Menjou’s Spiced Venetian Cheese hors d’oevres, Errol Flynn’s Baked Fish Havanaise and Joan Blondell’s Peach and […]

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Adolph Menjou’s Spiced Venetian Cheese

“When I realized they had me pegged as a foreign nobleman type I began to live the part, too. I bought a pair of white spats, an ascot tie and a walking stick.” I’m getting ahead of myself by preparing Adolph’s cheese a couple of days before Gladys and Ava’s visit on Thursday. I have […]

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Adolphe Menjou’s Venetian Spiced Cheese version 2

There has been much hilarity this week with all kinds of high jinx. Myrna and William came over for a Strictly Come Dancing dinner and we had another batch of Adolphe’s spicy cheese. It was very much enjoyed and I liked Myrna’s observation that he was “probably the last person ever to be christened Adolphe”. […]

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Adolphe Menjou’s Venetian Spiced Cheese

“It was my mustache that landed jobs for me. In those silent-film days it was the mark of a villain.” If only you could tell these days if a man were a villain by whether or not he wears a moustache. There seem to be a few villains around at the moment posing as nice […]

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