2012 Hot and Cold Buffets

"catering hot and cold buffet menu" "wedding menu"New menus: Cold Buffet + Hot & Cold Buffet

If you can’t make up your mind, call us to help you.

Our menus are very flexible and offer a tantalising range of freshly cooked dishes.

Cold Buffet Menu Selection

The buffet will be served all together. (Some items have quantity restrictions.)

Salad Selection

Chargrilled vegetables with spicy Moroccan couscous

Roasted squash with parmesan and roasted pine nuts, and cavolo nero with garlic, lemon zest and parsley dressing

Fresh plum tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes,  black olives, fresh herbs and a pesto dressing

Roasted baby potatoes, fried onions, mixed mushrooms and a lemon-thyme dressing

Grilled root vegetables, toasted almonds, grilled hallomi cheese

Roasted beetroot, pumpkin seeds, feta cheese and rocket in tangy dressing

Three types of bean and coriander with light chilli salad

Crispy apple and sultana coronation coleslaw

Puy lentil salad with roasted walnuts, onions, red peppers, fresh herbs and olive oil dressing

Quinoa topped with mixed bean shoots, peas, fried tofu and red chilli dressing

Goat’s cheese, mixed seasonal leaves, tomatoes and olives with Italian dressing

Penne pasta, fresh pesto, baby artichokes, fresh mozzarella, plum tomato

Asian noodles, shitake, aubergine, red peppers salad

Crispy bacon, potatoes, boiled eggs, cos lettuce salad

Australia salad with peas, feta cheese, mint and chili served with French dressing

Mix seasonal leaves with Italian dressing and fresh herbs

Traditional Nicoise salad with tuna, black olives, anchovies, potatoes, green beans

Cauliflower and broccoli croquant with celery, white almonds, with a sweet pomegranate dressing

Fine green, chilli, sesame seeds in garlic olive oil dressing

Tagliatelly of vegetables in orange dressing with croustini crouton

Penne pasta and roast vegetable, mozzarella salad in pesto dressing

Wild and basmati rice salad with pistachios, grilled baby sweet corn, herbs in French dressing

Watercress, lambs lettuce salad with feta cheese and beetroot, walnuts, figs

Selection of Chutneys, pickles and pickled gherkins, and onions*

Assorted of homemade bread basket with olive oil and balsamic vinegar

Cold Main Selection

Poached salmon with capers and lemon marinated**

Goat cheese, Roasted plum Tomato and fresh herbs quiche**

Rare slice of English roast beef with fresh horseradish ***

Whole Homemade Honey roast ham off the bone marinated with English mustard and honey ***

Traditional cold Chicken and smoked Ham pie***

Bottom Mushroom, parsley, garlic pate **

Roasted corn fed whole chicken marinated in lemon grass and thyme**

Grilled chicken breast marinated in coconuts and chilli *

Beetroot cured salmon Gravalax with water cress and lime dressing**

Rare seared tuna wrap in crust of cracked pepper on bed of water cress salad***

Homemade Salmon Gravalax seasoned with smoked Spanish paprika and fresh dill**

Home Pate Home Pate (please choose 1 ) , Pate de canard with pistachios, Pate de Campagne avec lapin et thym,  Pate de Campagne avex cerf et noix, Pate de Campagne avec poulet et epinard with Small French gherkins and pickle baby onions***

Mushrooms and mature cheddar tart *

Mediterranean roasted vegetable, mozzarella, pesto quiche

Hot Main Selection

Coq au vin (chicken legs in deep red wine sauce with bacon, mushrooms and onions sauce )**

Chicken Tagine with roasted butternuts, chilli, ginger sauce Saffron Rice**

Chicken Thai green curry with aubergine and small vegetables served with steamed rice**

Organic Cumberland sausage in red wine and onions gravy served with mash and green peas*

Albondigas (Spanish style lamb meatballs in a rich tomato sauce)*

Beef stroganoff served with pilaff rice and roasted vegetables**

Vegetable stir fried Thai green curry with aubergine and small vegetables served with steamed rice*

Stuffed aubergine with mushrooms risotto topped with parmesan with chives sauce*

Chicken supreme forestiere in truffle oil and white wine veloute**

Traditional beef Bourguignon with carrots, bacon, mushrooms in red white gravy**

Roasted leg of lamb with rosemary sauce and mint sauce***

Grilled Guinea-fowl breast stuffed under the skin with olives & garlic served with a light white wine sauce***

Organic chicken breast, garden leeks and Wiltshire ham in soft white wine and shallots in a tarragon béchamel**

Slow roast lamb shank with rosemary and burgundy red wine deep sauce

Lamb tagine with apricots, pine nuts and turnip***

Slow roasted pork belly and crackling served prune and port wine sauce**

Roasted Portobello mushrooms, with grilled aubergine, courgette, buffalo mozzarella with tomato Provencal sauce**

Wild and not so wild mushroom & asparagus pie cooked in garlic and parsley with béchamel sauce**

Spinach and ricotta lasagne served with shallots and white wine sauce*

Stuffed aubergine with broccoli and stilton risotto served with chive sauce**

Roasted Coley filet wrap in pancetta and melted mozzarella served with saffron and white wine sauce***

Slow roasted salmon filet in white wine and dill sauce**

Baked cod on braise cabbage honey red wine sauce**

Side vegetable for hot Main course

Including in the price Choose 2

Butter mash potatoesRoasted potatoes with thymes and garlicHomemade roasted potatoes wedges

Medley of roasted roots vegetables

Sweet mash potatoes

Celery puree

Cauliflower puree

Baby potatoes butter and Rosemary

Parsnip mashRoasted beetrootButter fine green beans

Summer roasted vegetables

Roasted cherry wine tomatoes

Potatoes Rosti

Parsnip and celeriac bake

Seasonal vegetable of the month

Buffet Dessert

Tower Mini Dessert

For 1 mini dessert * per guest

For 2 mini dessert ** per guest

For 3 mini dessert *** per guest

For 4 mini dessert per guest**** per guest

For the tower (for items 2 per guest 4 choices- for items 3 per guest 6 choices- for items 4 per guest 8 choices-)

Mini chocolate cups filled with dark chocolate mousse

Mini chocolate cups filled with dark chocolate and orange zest mousse

Mini chocolate cups filled with milk chocolate mousse

Mini chocolate cups filled with white chocolate mousse

Raspberry and elderflower jelly

Mini chocolate brownies

Strawberry and cream (in season)

Summer fruit jelly

Fruit trifle with amaretto biscuit

Mini vanilla panacotta

Pavlova (topping to choose: Pecan, raspberry, strawberry, blueberry, and blackberry)

Mini Eton mess pot

Mini chocolate pot

Crème brullee

Roasted peach or pears with toasted almond in port syrup

Mini tiramisu

Mini apple and sultana crumble, Mini rhubarb and apple crumble

Mini bread and butter pudding

Trio mango, chocolate &lemon custard

Vintage Style cake

For 1 dessert * per guest

For 2 dessert ** per guest

Chocolate and Beetroot brownies (or no beetroot)

Lemon & poppy seeds, drizzle cake

Carrots and walnut cake

Courgette Muffins

Parsnip and fruit load

Pumpkin and almond cake

Coconuts cake

Served with assorted coulis, cream Anglaise or Tia Maria butter cream

Large Gateau and tart available on request

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