Dinner parties & Lunches

Starters:

Proscuitto-wrapped figs with caramelised onions & rocket

Crab & avocado tian with smoked salmon

Fig, goats cheese & caramelised onion tartlets

Chicken liver & brandy parfait with melba toast

Mixed mezze platter - choice of homemade houmous, baba ganoush, beetroot houmous, roasted carrot & coriander dip, labneh & mixed olives

Herbed-stuffed portobello mushrooms with Taleggio

Pea & parsley fritters with horseradish crème fraîche & home smoked salmon

Potted shrimps with melba toast

Mixed seafood gratin with herb & garlic crumb served with crusty bread

Roasted tomato, walnut pesto & parmesan tartlets with rocket

Spicy butternut & ginger soup with crusty bread

 

Main course:

Keralan prawn & salmon coconut curry with jasmine rice, naan and a coriander & tomato salad

Pesto-topped cod fillets with roasted peppers, red onions & tomato with new potatoes & salad

Tray-baked cod with chorizo, chickpeas and tomatoes served with herbed couscous & salad

Tarator-style salmon (topped with walnuts, parsley, sumac, red onion and houmous) served with herbed couscous, flatbreads & yoghurt

Salmon en croute with herbed yoghurt sauce served with new potatoes & super green salad

Herb & nut crusted rack of lamb with potato Dauphinoise & green beans

Fillet of beef with red wine jus served with Boulangere potatoes & tenderstem broccoli

Pan-fried duck breasts with Madeira jus served with new potatoes & vegetables

Beef Bourgignon with pancetta & mushrooms served with mashed potatoes & green beans

Moroccan lamb Tagine with prunes & coriander served with herbed & nutty couscous and a spicy Moroccan salad

 

Puddings:

Chocolate mocha roulade with berries

Seasonal pavlova 

Lemon possets with raspberries & ginger shortbreads 

Torta Caprese (chocolate & almond torte) with boozy cream 

Lemon tart with seasonal berries 

Lemon & lime cheesecake 

Chocolate cheesecake with amaretto biscuits 

Cappuccino semifreddo 

Lemon meringue pie 

Mango & passion fruit pots with a lemongrass mousse