Sample Menus

Finger Buffet Suggestions

Freshly filled Sandwiches and Wraps on Wholemeal, Granary and White Breads
(selection of meat, fish and vegetarian)

Brie and Balsamic Cherry Tomato Crostini (v)

Toasted Brioche, BBQ Pulled Pork and Monteray Jack Cheese (sw)

Crayfish and Coriander Tartlets

Spiced Butternut Squash and Red Pepper Muffins (v) (sw)

Peanut, Lime and Chilli Chicken Skewer (gf) (sw)

Parmesan and Herb crusted Sausage Rolls (sw)

Followed by:

Fresh Fruit Kebabs with Rich Chocolate Dip

Funeral Teas

Menu One

Freshly filled Sandwiches and Wraps on Wholemeal, Granary and White Breads
(selection of meat, fish and vegetarian)

Home-made Cake Selection

Menu Two

Freshly filled Sandwiches and Wraps on Wholemeal, Granary and White Breads

Plain and Fruit Scones with Clotted Cream and Strawberry Preserve
Home-made Cake Selection

Menu Three

Freshly filled Sandwiches and Wraps on Wholemeal, Granary and White Breads

Mini Yorkshire Pudding
filled with Roast Beef, Horseradish Cream, topped with Cranberry Chutney
Individual Bite Sized Quiches (v) (sw)
Farmhouse Cheddar, Fresh Pineapple and Grape Skewer (v) (gf)
Honey and Grain Mustard glazed Cocktail Sausages (sw)
Home-made Cake Selection

 

Canapés

Pan-fried Black Pudding, Crushed Peas and Scallop (sw)

Moroccan Spiced Lamb Samosa, Yoghurt and Mint (sw)

Potato Blini with Smoked Salmon topped with a Chive Cream Cheese and Sun blush Tomato

Crisp Pastry Case filled with a Sweet Red Onion Jam finished with a shaving of Parmesan Cheese (v)

Teriyaki Salmon and King Prawn Skewer (gf)

Roasted Tips of Asparagus rolled in Parma Ham (gf)

Sliced Harissa Roasted Chicken Breast on a Crostini with an Apricot and Sultana Chutney

Marinated Feta Cheese, Sweet Cherry Tomato & Fresh Basil Kebab (v) (gf)

Mini Butcher’s Sausage filled with Creamy Mash topped with Crispy Fried Onions  (sw)

Tartlet of Fresh Fig and a Drizzle of Honey topped with crumbled Dolcelatte (v)

Wedding Breakfasts

Salad of Griddled Chicken and Dry Cured Bacon, Roasted Pine Nuts, Caesar Dressing
and Soft Poached Quail Egg (gf)
Honey Roasted Fig and Creamy Dolcelatte Cheese Salad with Pesto Dressing and Toasted Walnuts(v) (gf)
Crayfish Tail and Avocado Tian, Chive Crème Fraîche (gf)
Crab and Red Pepper Tart with a Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

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Oven Roasted Rump of Lamb, crushed Nicoise Potatoes, Redcurrant and Wild Mushroom Sauce (gf)
Lightly Peppered Topside of Dorset Beef with Rich Thyme and Red Wine Sauce (gf)
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Breast, Mango, Pineapple and Red Onion Salsa Dressing (gf)
Broad Bean, Pea, Mint & Feta Stuffed Sea Bream Fillet, Olive Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables (gf)
Beetroot, Sweet Potato and Courgette Rosti, crumbled Feta and Sun Blush Tomato (gf)(v)

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Passion Fruit and Mango Bavarois with Chocolate Crisp (gf)
Summer Pudding with a Pistachio Florentine and Clotted Cream
Double Chocolate and Pecan Brownie with White Chocolate Cream
Bruleed Lemon Tart with Lemon Syrup

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Evening Snacks

Mezze Platters, perfect for sharing......

Cheese Mezze
Selection of Local and Continental Cheeses
Biscuits, Rustic Fresh Bread, Celery, Grapes, Chutneys

Pâté Mezze
Selection of Smooth and Coarse Pâtés,
Biscuits, Rustic Fresh Bread, Chutneys

Mediterranean Mezze
Salami, Chorizo, Smoked and Cured Ham
Marinated Peppers, Olives, Humus, Gherkins, Pitta Breads

Dinner Party Menu Suggestion

Avocado and Crayfish Tail Timbale with a Herb Salad, Tangy Tomato Dressing and Toasts
Individual Goats Cheese and Red Onion Tart with Pesto Dressing (v) (sw)
Tips of Asparagus wrapped with Cured Ham baked and served with a light Mustard Cream (gf) (sw)

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Slow cooked Beef with Celeriac Puree and Rosemary Dumpling
Lightly cooked Salmon with Softened Vegetables Lemon Butter Sauce and Wilted Sorrel (gf)
Parmesan coated Fillet of Pork with Fresh Basil and Sweet Red Pepper Sauce (gf)
Griddled Breast of Chicken on a Wild Mushroom Risotto and a Minted Pea Puree (gf)
Leek and Courgette Fritter with Parmesan Cream (v)

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Individual Exotic Fruit Pavlova with a Passion Fruit Syrup (gf)
Red Wine Poached Pear with Toasted Walnut Cream (gf)
Rich Chocolate and Caramelised Pecan Torte

Cold Buffet Suggestion

Continental Meat Platter

Salamis, Choritzo, Cured Ham, Gherkins, Olives and Sun-Blush Tomatoes (gf)

Platter of Hand Carved Roasted Meats

Turkey Breast, Glazed Gammon and Topside of Beef (gf)

Fish Platter

Slices of Smoked Salmon, Prawns and Crayfish, Smoked Mackerel
and Honey Roasted Salmon (gf)

Vegetarian Platter

Quiche Wedges, Halloumi and Roasted Vegetable Kebabs,
Mushroom and Aubergine Rolls (v)

Seasonal Mixed Salad (gf)
Homemade Coleslaw (gf)
Potato and Watercress Salad in Honey Mustard Dressing (gf)
Italian Pasta Salad

Rustic Breads

Hot Buffet

Honey Grain Mustard Pork Fillet with Wild Mushrooms & Fresh Rosemary, Onion Braised Rice (gf)

Chilli Beef Con Carne with Tortilla Chips, Sour Cream and Rice (gf)

Sweet and Sour Strips of Chicken Breast with Stir fry Vegetable Noodles

Lamb Tagine with Apricot and Cinnamon and Lemon & Coriander Cous Cous

Braised Beef in Red Wine , Sweet Baby Onions, Mushrooms and Thyme served with Rice  (gf)

FragrantThai Green Chicken Curry and Rice (gf)

Mushroom, Fennel and Peppers in a Brandy, Paprika and Cream Sauce, Herbed Rice (v)

Chikcen, Chorizo, Roasted Pepper and Butter Bean Casserole, Paprika Potatoes  (gf)

Barbecue

Apple and Tarragon Pork Loin Steak (gf)
Local Butcher made Beef Burgers
Tandoori Chicken Kebab (gf)
Chilli and Lime marinated Salmon (gf)
Herbed Mediterranean Vegetable Kebab (v) (gf)
Buttered Corn Cobs (v) (gf)

Hot New Potatoes (gf)
Condiments and Rustic Breads

Served with a selection of four salads:

Greek Feta and Olive (gf)
Indian Spiced Mango Rice (gf)
Mediterranean Pasta Celery, Apple, Roasted Walnut & Pineapple (gf)
Sweet Pickled Red Cabbage (gf)
Tomato, Red Onion and Basil (gf)
Caribbean Coleslaw (gf)
Moroccan Cous Cous, Sultanas and Mint Mixed Seasonal Salad (gf)
Marinated Bean and Pepper (gf)

Hog Roast Options

Option 1

Hire of Roasting Machine, Gas and Pig – to serve up to 100 guests

Option 2

Hog Roast – to serve up to 100 guests (gf)
Bread Rolls, Apple Sauce, Crackling and Stuffing
To include a Chef and Server

Option 3

As per Option 2 … with choice of three salads:
Creamy Potato and Chive Salad (gf)
Traditional Chunky Coleslaw (gf)
Fruit Rice Salad (gf)
Mixed Seasonal Leaves (gf)
Buttered Corn Cobs (gf)

(v) – Vegetarian (gf) – Gluten Free (sw) – can be served warm