Dinner parties

Canapes / Dinner party and private dining with some Christmas ideas

CANAPE CHOICES

 

Japanese spring onion prawn and ginger Gyozo

Parmesan Crisps Cups of baked parmesan shavings with a goat’s cheese and chive mousse

Scottish Treats brioche with a topping of mango or strawberry, crab and creme fraiche

Smoked Salmon tartare on brioche

Devils on Horseback prunes stuffed with chicken liver and wrapped in streaky bacon

Chicken liver pate piped into mini vol-au-vents

Home cured Gravadlax served on German rye bread

(we would require 1 week notice for curing )

Thai garlic prawns wrapped in filo pastry and served with a chilli dipping sauce

Thai cucumber cups filled with crispy duck, hoisin sauce and spring onions

Mini cheese scones with cream cheese and chives

Pesto bruchetta topped with grilled cherry tomatoes and goats cheese

Rare peppered fillet of beef on mini bruchetta with gherkin and olive garnish

Bavarian Bite pumpernikel bread topped with sauerkraut and German sausage

SpanishTapas ciabatta topped with Parma ham, cheese and olives

Spicy beef bites (chilli, sesame and soy)

Tallagio stuffed baby new potatoes (hot)

Bloody Mary shots of tomato juice, vodka and trimmings with celery garnish

Lamb Tikka skewers with mint sauce and mini poppadoms

£1.50 each

 

                                                   

 
 
Soups
 
Apple, tomato and celery (v)
Game
Red pepper, sweet potato and tomato with parmesan disc (v)
Green pea pear and watercress (v)
Classic French onion with gruyere croutons
Leek, potato and spinach cream (v)
Carrot and coriander (v)
Carrot and Orange (v)
Curried parsnip
Mushroom (v)
Smoked Haddock
Broccoli and cream cheese (v)
 
 
 
 
 
Starters
 

Starter choices

Ham Hock terrine ….. served with homemade piccalilli

Home cured gravalax & Fresh salmon pate

Served with a mustard and dill sauce and a sweet cucumber pickle (one week’s notice required please)

Fresh mussels …. With gin and juniper berries

Seafood cocktail..... A medley of prawns, crayfish and crevettes on wild rocket with homemade marie rose sauce

Twice baked goats cheese soufflé…. Served with a tomato puree topping

Beetroot , butternut and goats cheese tartlet (v)

Game terrine served with homemade chutney

Four cheese terrine herb flavoured cheese terrine served with home-made fruit chutney

Spinach roulade filled with gorgonzola, mascarpone, spring onions and bacon

Braised rabbit pappardelle

Garlic and chilli tiger prawns (served hot)

large tiger prawns roasted with slithers of garlic and red chilli

Fried Halloumi Cheese with Lime and Caper Vinaigrette (V)

Duck confit Served on rocket leaves and a homemade cherry chutney

(1weeks notice required please)

Twice baked smoked salmon soufflé

Parma wrapped figs Filled with gorgonzola

 
Main Course
Sirloin of British beef...Prime cut of beef with Yorkshire puddings and rich red wine gravy
Braised Oxtail …in stout and red wine with scallion champ
Pan fried cod….with carrots, parsley and crispy bacon
Fillet of Scottish salmon....on a champagne and cream sauce with a tomato, fresh ginger and basil salsa.
Loin of pork….stuffed with sage and lemon served with pressed belly pork and caramelised apple
Duck Ramen….spicy duck breast Japanese style served with noodles and spring greens
Braised lamb shank…with garlic, rosemary and flageolet beans served with fluffy mashed potato
Beef Bourguignon… Rich tender pieces of beef braised in red wine served with a celeriac mash
Chicken fillet stuffed and rolled…. with wild mushrooms and pancetta, served with a white wine and mushroom sauce
Smoked haddock… fillet of haddock poached in milk and served on a bed of wilted spinach and served with a hollandaise and chive sauce
 

Desserts

Creme brulee with seasonal fruits

Chocolate bread and butter pudding

Home made Christmas pudding with brandy sauce

Dark/Milk chocolate cheesecake with caramelised oranges

Banoffie pie

Fresh fruit pavlova

Cranberry and orange meringue pie

Seasonal fruit crumble served with custard

Chocolate Profiteroles

Glazed Lemon Tart

White Chocolate cheese cake with a raspberry coulis

Home Made Mixed fruit and Apple Strudel

Treacle Sponge and custard

Panettone bread and butter pudding

Hot Chocolate fondant served with vanilla ice cream

Trio of desserts

Shot of chocolate mousse, mini fruit pavlova and white chocolate cheesecake

Or

Shot of lemon mousse, mini fruit pavlova and mini chocolate profiteroles

Coffee/tea and mints