Menu Pack 2020


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Very happy to quote for any dishes not listed below


Canapé reception 

Typically, we would suggest up to five as a prelude to a two-course meal, perhaps two or three for a three-course meal, or if you are hosting a canapé and drink reception, you might like to choose eight or nine.

 

Canapés                                                                                        

Tomato bruschetta with buffalo mozzarella and fresh basil v

Grilled Brie and redcurrants on toasted granary bread v

Homemade Parmesan biscuits with cream cheese and roasted pepper

Tiny tartlets baked with caramelised onion and Roquefort cheese v

 

Canapés                                                                                      

Scottish oak smoked salmon pinwheels, with cream cheese and dill

Finely shredded smoked ham, wholegrain mustard and Boursin cheese

Bacon, onion and diced avocado pastry cup

Roasted mixed pepper and shallot kebabs with aged balsamic syrup v

Homemade chicken liver pâté en croute

 

Canapés                                                                                      

Quails egg with avocado, crispy bacon and tarragon cream

Knots of oak smoked salmon on toasted wholemeal with lime butter

Classic mini prawn cocktail in a filo pastry cup

Smoked duck tartlets with mango and onion pickle

Ciabatta pizzas with goats’ cheese topped with jalapeno pepper v

 

Canapés                                                                                      

Cornish crab with chive mayonnaise

Yorkshire pudding with roast beef, creamed horseradish and watercress

Peking duck pancake with hoi sin sauce, spring onion and cucumber

Charred figs with prosciutto and Dolce latté

Rosti topped with rare fillet of beef and cherry tomato

Fresh asparagus spears wrapped in fine Parma ham with aged balsamic syrup

 

A La Carte

 

Starters                                                                                                        

Roasted tomato and basil soup with crème fraiche and croutons v

Curried vegetable soup with cucumber raita and nan bread v

Homemade chicken liver pâté with tomato chutney and Melba toast

Fanned honeydew melon with raspberry and ginger syrup v

Roasted beef tomato with goat’s cheese and basil oil v

 

Starters                                                                                                        

Scottish smoked salmon served with lemon, capers and buttered brown bread

Smoked chicken and mango on a crispy salad with a light curry dressing

Mushroom dauphinoise with a tomato coulis

Whitebait with homemade tartar sauce and lemon

 

Starters                                                                                            

King prawns tossed in a fresh coriander, watercress, coconut and papaya salad

Seared asparagus tips with Caesar salad and toasted garlic bread v

Smoked salmon parcels filled with fresh Cornish crab and lemon mayonnaise

Parma ham and melon with orange syrup and toasted pine nuts

 

Starters                                                                                                        

Asparagus, grilled Mediterranean king prawns with lime and dill butter

Crab and lemongrass tartlet with sweet chilli sauce

Salami, Parma and Black Forest ham garnished with caramelised figs

Pan-fried scallops, bacon, onion and avocado salad with Parmesan flakes

 

 

Main courses                                                                                    

Cumberland sausage, mashed potatoes served with onion gravy and garden peas

Roasted chicken breast, herb stuffing with roast potatoes, broccoli, carrots and gravy

Chicken breast with cream thyme and mushroom sauce, fine French beans and new potatoes

Roasted vegetable couscous with rocket salad and harissa dressing

Vegetable lasagne topped with a cheesy white sauce and a crisp leaf salad

 

Main courses                                                                                                

Poached salmon topped with mange tout, leeks, new potatoes and buttered chive sauce

Slow roasted belly pork with grain mustard mash, braised cabbage, apple sauce and crackling

Pan fried fillet of cod served with a spicy tomato salsa, parsley potatoes and fried courgettes

Thai red vegetable curry with sticky rice and mushrooms

Mushroom and courgette Wellington with carrots and dill cream sauce

 

Main courses                                                                                                

Seared swordfish steak with white port and saffron sauce, sauté potatoes and spinach

Roast loin of pork with five spice apples and prunes served with roasted potatoes,

curly kale, red cabbage and crackling

Pan-fried tuna steak served with a creamy brandy sauce, broccoli and mashed potatoes

Roasted guinea fowl, crispy rosemary potatoes, roast shallots, parsnips

braised tomatoes with a rich sherry gravy

Fillet of fresh Salmon on a light Champagne and dill sauce with new potatoes and asparagus Fanned breast of duck, dauphinoise potatoes, mange tout with a plum and brandy sauce

 

Main courses                                                                                                

Fillet steak on a chicken liver pâté crouton with a rich red wine gravy, crispy roast potatoes

seasonal vegetables

Roasted fillet of monkfish with carrot and star anise syrup, pakchoi and sauté potatoes

Herb crusted rack of lamb with Cumberland jelly, served with Lyonnais potatoes,

swede puree, roasted parsnips and carrots

Fillet of beef stroganoff, with mushrooms, gherkins and chopped parsley in a creamy paprika sauce served with rice and mixed salad

Pan-fried fillet of halibut with lemon, chopped parsley and nut butter fine French beans and sauté potatoes

 

 

Desserts                                                                                            

Fresh fruit meringue nest with whipped cream and raspberry sauce

Traditional hot rhubarb crumble and custard

Bread and butter pudding with marmalade glaze

Rich chocolate profiteroles filled with fresh cream

 

Desserts                                                                                            

Lemon meringue pie with raspberry coulis and crème fraiche

Crème caramel

Strawberry shortbread with whipped cream and strawberry sauce

Tropical fruit platter with whipped cream and passion fruit juice

Black cherry cheesecake with cream

 

Desserts                                                                                            

Caramelised apple tart with crème fraiche

Spiced whole poached pear with vanilla ice cream and Madeira syrup

Chocolate cup with Amaretto sponge and hazelnut cream

Rich chocolate mousse topped with fresh cream and Cointreau soaked oranges

Traditional summer pudding with fresh cream

 

Trio of Desserts                                                                              

Up to three mini versions of any of the above desserts

 

Desserts                                                                                            

Bittersweet chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce

Strawberry meringue mess laced with Grand Marnier liqueur

Lemon grass parfait with warm pineapple salsa and pink peppercorns

Tipsy Rumtopf trifle with almond tuilles

 

Cheese platter                                                                                  

With Cheddar, Brie, Stilton, Port Salute, Camembert (or tell us your favourites)

Crusty French bread, biscuits, grapes, apples, celery, pickled onions and pickle

 

Filter coffee or tea and mints (refills offered at time of service)   

Filter coffee or tea and petit fours                                                

Full range of decaf and herbal also available

 

Classic Collection              

 

French onion soup with cheese croutons                                  

Rock oysters on cracked ice with shallot vinegar (ea)              

Lobster bisque with brandy cream                                              

Lobster Thermidor (market price) starter from                          

Pâté de foie gras with Sauterns jelly and warm brioche            

Prawn and avocado pear cocktail                                              

 

Cod in parsley sauce                                                                  

Fillet of halibut with hollandaise sauce                                      

Fillets of Dover sole meuniére

Natural smoked haddock with poached egg                                        

 

Canard a l’ orange                                                                              

Escalope de veau cordon bleu                                                            

Fillet of beef Wellington                                                                        

Osso Buco                                                                                            

Steak Diane                                                                                          

Tournedos be boeuf Rossini                                                                

Traditional Irish stew                                                                            

 

Apricot frangipane tart                                                                          

Banoffee pie                                                                                          

Creamy rice pudding                                                                            

Spotty dick and custard                                                                        

Sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce                                    

Treacle pudding                                                                                    

 

Dishes served with potatoes and vegetables of your choice and accompaniments.

 

Picnic Hampers / Bespoke Buffets    

Homemade breads, Local cheeses, Scotch eggs, Salmon skewers, Cold meats, Pork pies, Charcuterie, Stuffed peppers, Salads, Olives and Dips, Made to measure to suit your tastes.

 

Afternoon Tea and Reception menus

 

Cream Tea                                                      

Freshly baked scone, clotted cream and strawberry jam with a pot of tea or filtered coffee

 

Afternoon Tea                                              

A selection of finger sandwiches

Freshly baked scones, strawberries, clotted cream and strawberry jam

Unlimited tea, filter coffee, fruit juices and water for the duration of the event.

Herbal teas and decaffeinated coffee will also be available.

 

Luxury Afternoon Tea                                    

A Glass of sparkling Prosecco

A selection of finger sandwiches

Freshly baked scones, strawberries, clotted cream and strawberry jam

Raspberry meringues, Chocolate eclairs and Mille-feuille

Unlimited tea, filter coffee and water for the duration of the event.

Herbal teas and decaffeinated coffee will also be available.

 

Finger buffet menu 1                                      

A selection of deluxe sandwiches, including: Roast beef and horseradish, Prawn cocktail,

Smoked salmon triangles, Turkey, cranberry sauce and stuffing, Cheese and pickle, Egg and cress, Hand carved honey roast ham and salad,

Homemade lemon drizzle, fruit and chocolate cakes

 

Finger buffet menu 2                                      

Ham, egg and cress, prawn cocktail and cheese, bridge rolls and sandwiches

Hot cocktail sausages with coarse grain mustard dip.

Homemade sausage rolls

Spinach and feta cheese tarts

Crudités and kettle crisps with guacamole, humus and salsa dips.

 

Finger buffet menu 3                                      

Selection of deluxe sandwiches on a variety of bread and wraps including:

Roast beef and smoked salmon, hand carved ham and turkey.

Prawn cocktail with Thousand Island dressing in a filo pastry cup

Thai chicken skewers marinated in mild spices and lemon grass

Mini vegetable samosas, spring rolls and onion bhajis with mango chutney

Crispy fried squid rings with sweet chilli dip

Crudités and kettle crisps with guacamole, humus and salsa dips

Melon and pineapple kebabs

 

Tea and filtered coffee can be added to any of the finger buffet menus above

Apple, Orange and Cranberry juices can be included

 

Staff are included for numbers over 25.

For smaller events staff are charged at £13.50 per hour (min 4 hours).

Also included: linen buffet table cloth and bone china crockery

Disposable table slip covers (for guests) and “linen feel” napkins

For more formal occasions you could hire linen table cloths

 

 

Finger Buffet Selector Menu

 

Assorted sandwiches

 

Mini wraps

 

Breaded chicken fillets with aioli

 

Breaded king prawns

 

Cajun spiced potato wedges

 

Caramelised onion, feta cheese and spinach tarts

 

Cocktail Cumberland sausages

 

Crispy duck pancakes with hoi sin sauce

 

Crudities with tortilla chips, salsa and humus dips

 

Homemade sausage rolls

 

Little cheese and tomato pizzas

 

Loaded potato skins with ham and cheese

 

Mini pork pies with crunchy pickle

 

Mini toad in the hole

 

Pigs in blankets

 

Scampi with tartare sauce

 

Thai chicken skewers marinated in yoghurt and mild spices

 

Vegetable samosa, Spring roll and Onion bhaji selection

 

Vol-au-vents with a variety of fillings

 

Assorted small cakes and biscuits

 

Select 5 items                                                                                                 £10.50

Select 8 Items                                                                                                 £13.75

Select 10 Items                                                                                               £16.95

 

Tumbler desserts, small puddings  

 

Whisky style tumbler glasses with a choice of:

Chocolate orange mousse, Toffee banoffee, Eton Mess, Strawberry cheesecake,

Chocolate profiteroles, Rhubarb crumble, Lemon and raspberry posset, (minimum 25 of each)

 

Cupcakes various flavours and toppings                                            

 

Wedding Reception Evening buffet menus

 

Bacon Butties                                                                                    

Soft rolls with ketchup and brown sauce

 

Traditional Cornish Pasties                                                                

Served hot with ketchup and brown sauce

 

Assorted Cheeses and Homemade Chicken Liver Pate                      

With Cheddar, Brie, Stilton, Port Salute, Camembert (or tell us your favourites)

Crusty French bread, biscuits, grapes, apples, celery, pickled onions and pickle

 

Finger Buffet Selector Menu

See above for our list of menu items, do talk to us if your favourite isn’t listed

 

Hog Roast                                                                                                                  

Hog roast buffet with crusty bread, sticky gravy, stuffing and apple sauce

Talk to us if you would like to add

Potatoes, Salads and Desserts

 

Indian Buffet                                                                                                              

Chicken Tikka

Chicken Madras

Plain boiled rice, Mushroom rice

Sag aloo, Bombay potatoes, Spinach dall

Peshwari, Garlic and coriander and Plain naan bread, Poppadum

Mango chutney and cucumber raita

 

Tapas                                                                                                                          

Selection of Spanish dishes (many others available) which might include:

Paella Valanciana Paella with chicken breast and mixed seafood.

Tortilla Espanola (V) Traditional Spanish omelette with potatoes, peppers, peas and onions

Patatas Bravas Deep fried potatoes topped with a spicy red chilli, bacon and tomato sauce

Chorizo al Pimentos Spicy Spanish sausage in a tomato, pepper and onion sauce

Albóndigas Spanish meatballs served with a tomato and green bean sauce

Mediterranean Olives and Feta Cheese(V)Feta cheese with marinated olives

Chopped mixed salad

Selection of home baked breads

 

Simple Barbecue                                                                                                        

Jumbo meaty pork sausages with fried onions and roll

Quarter pound beef burger with cheese and sesame seed bun

Vegetarian sausages and bean burgers

Jacket potato with butter

Mixed chopped salad, Coleslaw

 

Tumbler desserts small puddings

 

Whisky style tumbler glasses with a choice of:

Chocolate orange mousse, Toffee banoffee, Eton Mess, Strawberry cheesecake,

Chocolate profiteroles, Rhubarb crumble, Lemon and raspberry posset, (minimum 25 of each)

 

Barbeque Menus

 

Barbecue menu A                                                                                                      

Jumbo meaty pork sausages with fried onions and roll

Quarter pound beef burger with cheese and sesame seed bun

Chicken drumsticks with barbecue sauce

Vegetarian sausages and bean burgers

Jacket potato with butter

Mixed chopped salad

 

Rich chocolate profiteroles filled with fresh cream

 

 

Barbecue menu B                                                                                                      

Tuna or Swordfish steaks, spicy tomato salsa and chopped chives

Fillet of chicken wrapped in bacon and served with mango pickle

Sweet corn and courgette fritter v

Jacket potato with soured cream

Homemade coleslaw

Mixed chopped salad with sunflower and pumpkin seeds

French bread and butter

 

Mile high strawberry cheesecake with strawberry sauce

Rich chocolate profiteroles filled with fresh cream

 

 

Barbecue menu C                                                      

Minute rump steak with caraway and parsley butter

King prawn kebabs with limes and soured cream

Curried chicken breast with mint yoghurt

Stuffed grilled peppers with couscous, onions and mushrooms

Hot basmati rice with roasted mustard seeds, lemon grass and coriander

Chopped green salad with Romaine lettuce, chicory, spring onions and cucumber

Selection of homemade breads

 

Barbecued banana and pineapple chunks with chocolate sauce

Handmade summer fruit Pavlova with toasted almonds and rich red berry coulis

 

Other items for the barbecue might include:

Tuna, fillet or sirloin steaks, sardines, red snapper, lamb steaks, sausages, fresh fruit,

chicken wings, giant king prawns or even lobsters. Please ask for a quote.

 

The prices quoted on this page include appropriate: staff, crockery,

cutlery, cooking and service equipment, disposable tablecloths, napkins and vat.

 

For more formal occasions you might like to hire linen table cloths and napkins

 

Spit Roast Selection

 

Slow roasted over charcoal and gas on our specially converted machine these menus create real wow factor on the buffet table

 

Hog Roast (min 70 persons)                          

A whole roast pig carved from the spit served with stuffing

Sticky gravy, Hot applesauce

Hot new potatoes

Coleslaw

Chopped mixed salad

Soft and Crusty rolls and butter

 

Giant fresh fruit Pavlova with raspberry sauce

 

Whole Spit Roast Lamb (min 30 persons)    

A whole roast lamb carved from the spit served with mint sauce

Jacket potatoes

Tomato, spring onion and basil salad

Chopped mixed salad

French bread and butter

 

Rich chocolate profiteroles filled with fresh cream

 

Hog Roast and Carvery (min 80 persons)      

A whole roast pig carved from the spit served with

hot applesauce

Ribs of roast beef carved off the bone with

Yorkshire horseradish and mustard

Roasted turkey with cranberry sauce and stuffing

Roast potatoes and Gravy

Selection of fresh seasonal vegetables or Salads

Assorted country loaves and butter

 

Traditional summer pudding with fresh cream

Lemon and Amaretto cheesecake with lemon sauce

 

Vegetarian options with the above menus might

include: Thai red vegetable curry with

sticky rice and mushrooms.

Roasted vegetable couscous with rocket salad and

harissa dressing.

Vegetable lasagne topped with a cheesy white sauce

and a crisp leaf salad.

 

The prices quoted on this page include appropriate: staff, crockery,

cutlery, cooking and service equipment, disposable tablecloths, napkins and vat.

 

Hot Fork Buffets

 

These menus are suitable for either stand up or sit-down occasions and are served from assisted service buffet tables

 

You may choose one meat and one vegetarian main course and one dessert from the selections below for your guests.

If you would like to offer a choice of 3 main courses and 2 desserts add £2.50 per person

 

Hot buffet menu A                                                                                                      

Cumberland sausage, mashed potatoes served with onion gravy and garden peas

Roasted chicken breast, herb stuffing, roast potatoes, broccoli, carrots and gravy

Roasted vegetable couscous with rocket salad and harissa dressing

Vegetable lasagne topped with a cheesy white sauce and a crisp leaf salad

 

Fresh fruit meringue nest with whipped cream and raspberry sauce

Traditional hot rhubarb crumble and custard

Rich chocolate profiteroles filled with fresh cream

 

Hot buffet menu B                                                                                                      

Poached salmon topped with mange tout, shredded leeks, crushed potatoes and a

buttered chive sauce

Chicken breast with a creamed thyme and mushroom sauce, fine French beans and new potatoes

Thai red vegetable curry with sticky rice and mushrooms

Mushroom and courgette Wellington with carrots and dill cream sauce

 

Lemon meringue pie with raspberry coulis and crème fraiche

Fresh fruit salad with whipped cream

Mile high strawberry cheesecake

 

Hot buffet menu C                                                                                                      

Hungarian beef goulash with soured cream and pickles

Spinach noodles with roasted pine nuts,

Fillet of halibut with nut brown butter and capers, mange tout and sauté potatoes

Tomato and basil ratatouille with fried haloumi cheese v

 

Tropical fresh fruit salad with passion fruit and cream

Toffee Banoffee

Chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream

 

Assorted Cheeses                                                                                                    

With Cheddar, Brie, Stilton, Port Salute, Camembert (or tell us your favourites)

Crusty French bread, biscuits, grapes, apples, celery, pickled onions and pickle

 

 

Filter coffee or tea and mints (refills offered at time of service)                                    

Full range of decaf and herbal also available

 

Cold buffet menus

 

Cold buffet menu A                                                                                                  

Chicken coronation strips with rice and pepper salad

Hand carved honey roast ham

Homemade cheese and onion quiche

Coleslaw, New potato salad

Chopped green salad with toasted sunflower and pumpkin seeds

Tomato fiesta with sliced mozzarella, beef, cherry, plum and

sun blushed tomatoes with basil oil

Selection of condiments, including mayonnaise, mustard and pickle.

Country bread and butter

 

Rich Belgian chocolate profiteroles filled with fresh cream

Handmade summer fruit Pavlova and rich red berry coulis

 

Cold buffet menu B                                                                                                  

Whole dressed salmon with cucumber scales, prawns and dill mayonnaise

Sliced turkey breast with cranberry sauce and stuffing

French onion tart with leeks and Camembert cheese (v)

Tagliatelli with blood orange and grapefruit segments, toasted pine nuts and chopped chives

Waldorf salad.

Cherry tomato and fine green pepper salsa with romaine lettuce hearts

Selection of condiments, including mayonnaise, mustard and pickle.

Homemade seeded and plain rolls with butter

 

Caramelised apple flan with apricot coulis and cream

Tropical fresh fruit salad with passion fruit and cream

 

Cold buffet menu C                                                                                                  

Whole dressed salmon with cucumber scales, giant king prawns and dill mayonnaise

Glazed lemon chicken with marjoram

Honey and mustard ham from the bone, with roasted pineapple and rocket leaves

Asparagus and brie filo pastry tart

Tabbouleh with diced tomatoes and parsley v

Romaine lettuce hearts with coriander mushrooms

Homemade seeded and plain rolls with butter

 

Handmade summer fruit Pavlova with a rich red berry coulis

Toffee Banoffee