Something special

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Organic versions of the meals can also be supplied at an extra cost – please enquire

Something Special – Sample Menu 1

Negroski Cocktail

A vodka, red Martini & Campari cocktail

Tomato, Mozzarella & Tapenade Crostini

Canape of homemade crostini topped with homemade tapenade, tomato, mozzarella & basil

Asparagus & Parmesan Butter

Seasonal asparagus served with a rich Parmesan butter

Lemon Sorbet

A classic palate cleanser of homemade lemon sorbet

Steak & Mushroom Carbonade

High quality braising steak slow-cooked with wild mushrooms, onions, garlic & Madeira then baked & finished with a baked homemade French bread topping & garnished with parsley

Orange Panna Cotta

Homemade creamy orange flavoured panna cotta served with caramelised oranges & a homemade biscuit

Coffee & Melting Middle Truffles

Homemade plain chocolate truffles filled with a creamy caramel ‘melting middle’


Something Special – Sample Menu 2

Kir Royale Cocktail

A blackcurrant liqueur & Prosecco cocktail

Bacon-wrapped Dates

Canapé of dates wrapped in outdoor bred, dry cured bacon & stuffed with Parmesan cheese

Beetroot Cured Sea Bass

Responsibly sourced sea bass fillets cured in beetroot, lemon & dill & served with dressed watercress

Gin & Tonic Sorbet

A classic palate cleanser of homemade gin & tonic sorbet

Confit Duck & White Beans

Duck legs slow-cooked in duck fat, finished in the frying pan to give a fantastic crispy skin & served with a ragout of flageolet beans & celeriac mash

A Trio of Desserts

Mini homemade crème brulee, mini plain chocolate pot & glazed berries

Coffee & White Chocolate Truffles

Homemade white chocolate truffles filled with a creamy brandy truffle centre


Something Special – Sample Menu 3 (Vegetarian)

Summer Punch

A cocktail made with lemonade, apple juice, rum, Cointreau & brandy

Spinach & Date Triangles

Filo pastry triangles filled with spinach cooked with onion, garlic, dates, pine nuts & spices

Parmesan Baskets

A tasty Parmesan basket filled with a lightly dressed salad of Cos lettuce & cucumber

Strawberry & Blackberry Sorbet

A classic palate cleanser of homemade strawberry & blackberry sorbet

Lemon Risotto & Roasted Onions

A classic, creamy lemon risotto cooked with Parmesan & Emmental cheeses & topped with roasted red onions

Hazelnut Tartlets

A homemade hazelnut tartlet made with hazelnut pastry & served with a white chocolate cream

Coffee & Mini Coffee Cupcakes

Homemade mini coffee cupcakes

 

 

Something Special – Sample Menu 4 (Vegan)

Prosperity

A cocktail made with gin, crème de cassis, elderflower cordial, freshly squeezed grapefruit juice & prosecco

Tamari Spiced Nuts and Seeds

Mixed nuts and seeds baked with a spiced tamari coating

Roasted Pumpkin and Asparagus Salad

Pumpkin and garlic roasted with asparagus, cherry tomatoes and nuts with a homemade mustard dressing

Lychee, Raspberry and Rose Sorbet

A classic palate cleanser of homemade lychee, raspberry and rose sorbet

Chestnut and Mushroom Bourguignon

Chestnut mushrooms, onions & chestnuts cooked in a rich red wine sauce served with garlic mash and seasonal vegetables

Lavender Panna Cotta

A delicious, creamy homemade panna cotta made with coconut milk and flavoured with lavender, served with a seasonal fruit compote on the side

Sesame Fudge Slice

A delicious end to the meal, a homemade, raw sesame fudge slice

 

Other Ideas

Starters –

Roquefort & honey cheesecake with walnut & pears

Smoked salmon brulee

Gin cured trout

Avocado mousse with fresh crab

Desserts –

Coffee panna cotta with honeyed pecans

Whisky & honeycomb parfaits with brandy snaps

Starter or cheese course

Parmesan & ricotta cheesecake