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The Entire Menu Is Gluten & Dairy Free

Baby figs marinated in honey and brandy wrapped in parma ham.

Oriental slow cooked belly of pork served on little gem lettuce leaves brushed with garlic, sage and truffle oil, served with a piquant sweet gingery apple sauce.

Seared roast beef Peking with little stir fried sticks of vegetable, held with bamboo cocktail sticks

Zesty orange chicken salad with fennel served on Chinese spoons.

Aloo Tikka – Indian spicy potato and lentil patties, made in miniature and served with a tangy tamarind dipping sauce

Puff ball pakora with a peanut and chilli dipping sauce

Persian Herb frittata topped with artichoke cream and roasted cherry tomatoes

King prawn tails sautéed in olive oil, garlic and lemon juice, served hot on scallop shells with a garlicky mayonnaise dip

The  Wedding Breakfast

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Tempura king prawns & squid served with a lemony mayonnaise dip 

Chorizo cups with Westcombe ricotta, wine poached pear,  red onion marmalade

Montgomery cheddar shortbread with Camelot blue and spiced pear or, gorgonzola fresh figs, honey.

Selection of little local butchers sausages with wild crabapple jelly glaze and mustard cream dip

Starters

Mezze- mini lamb Kebabs, Tzatziki, Roasted Aubergine Charmoula, (Beetroot) Hummus served with Gem Salad and Pita Bread

Antipasti-Selection of Italian cured meats, Tomato and Mozzarella, Marinated Olives, Artichokes or Mushrooms a La Greque served with Rocket Salad and Ciabatta

Home smoked blagdon trout Pate, Heritage Beetroot 3 Ways-Roasted, Pickled and Puree, Nettle Pesto, Charred Bread

Elizabethan Herb and Flower Salad, our own salad leaves, Crumbled Stawley Goats Cheese, Elderflower Dressing

Upton Apple & Somerset cider brandy sorbet  (separate extra course) 

Mains

Lemon Roasted Chicken Breast, Warm Salad of New Potatoes, Spinach and Marinated Tomatoes, Nettle And Wild Garlic Pesto

Braised Blade of Local Beef, Crushed Potato Lyonnaise, Grain Mustard Crème Fraiche, Watercress, Red Wine Reduction

Crispy Confit Belly Pork, Fennel Crackling, Creamed Leeks, Fondant Potato, Somerset Cider Jus

Butterflied leg of lamb with harissa marinade, cooked on a barbecue and served sliced on platters with roasted tomato compote, basil and mizuna leaves. 


Roasted Butternut Squash stuffed with Leek and Gruyere Risotto (V)

Chermoula  Stuffed Courgette, Parmesan, Lemon and Parsley Crumb, Tomato Fondue (V) 

Spiced Chickpea and Sweet Potato Croquettes, Green Bean and Tomato Salsa, Roasted Garlic and Mint Yoghurt (V)

All the above served with seasonal vegetables or salad. 

Pudding

Eton Mess-Home made Meringues, Whipped Somerset Double Cream and Strawberry, Raspberry and Elderflower    


Dark Chocolate Ganache, Shortbread Crumb, Raspberry Chantilly, Chocolate Sauce

Lemon Posset, Berry Compote, Clotted Cream, Shortbread

The Evening Buffet

Classic West Country Ploughman’s-A selection of local & artisan cheeses, Somerset honey glazed ham, pork pies, homemade chutneys, pickled gherkins & onions & coleslaw served with chunky artisan breads.

 

The Along The Silk Road Feast

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Mini Peking duck pancakes with plum sauce

Mint marinated lamb kebabs with tahini and honey dip

Pork & Chinese leaf and Vegetable dim sum, served with a sesame oil, roast garlic & ginger dipping sauce

Tempura king prawns & squid served with a peanut butter and sweet chilli dipping sauce

On The Tables

Small dishes with prawn crackers, carta di Musica bread and dips of tom yum and with roasted vegetables, also minced prawn with yogurt, lemon and coriander and hummus

Mains

The following dishes will be brought out at different times and placed on the tables for guests to help themselves, allowing them to take a culinary trip.

Vietnamese Beef Salad
Served cold, with a rub containing lemon grass, chilli, garlic, tamarind, with ribbons of cucumber, bean sprouts, finely grated mooli, finely shredded red pepper, filled out with a little baby gem lettuce. Fresh zingy mint, rice vinegar and sugar dressing.

Roast chicken with sumac, za’atar and lemon

Bowls of Kosheri
Delicious green lentils and rice warmed with cinnamon and middle eastern spice, caramelised onion, topped with deep fried noodles and bowls of tabbouleh.

Colourful raw vegetable salad
Grated carrot, finely shredded fennel, tiny heads of cauliflower, sliced radish. Dressing of hazelnut oil, orange, garlic, chives and olive oil.

Thai red fish curry
With coconut and a warm spicy red curry sauce. Served with small bowls of sticky rice and a salad with mango, fish sauce, rocket, lime and coriander.

Pudding

Two platters placed on each table one with Baklava, Turkish delight, medjool dates and decorated with fresh flowers, and a second platter with half a pineapple scooped out and sliced up, with lots of lovely exotic fresh fruit, decorated with flowers and leaves and fresh herbs. Both platters may be passed around and guests can either help themselves with fingers or serving spoons

 

Cold Summer Platter Wedding Breakfast

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Mini Yorkshire pudding with rare roast beef and fresh horseradish cream

Devilled crab in cucumber cups and bloody mary aioli

Parmesan polenta crostini deep fried and topped with somerset apple and sultana chutney and Dorset blue vinney cheese.

King prawn tails sautéed in butter, garlic and lemon juice and served hot on scallop shells with a roasted garlic aioli

Mains

Whole salmon fillet sandwiching a white fish mousseline with asparagus and tarragon in it, served with hollandaise or salsa verde
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Cold roast duck breast, finely sliced, served with orange and grapefruit segments with a citrus and honey sauce.

Spicy root vegetable salad-beetroot, butternut squash and parsnips roasted in chilli, sea salt, black pepper and rosemary, with a rich balsamic vinegar & olive oil dressing

Mixed salads, with mixed leaves, cucumber, fine beans, avocados blanched young carrots, roasted vegetables and seeds with a good virgin olive oil dressing.

Pudding Platters – to be placed on each table

Platters of gooey chocolate brownies with little meringues sandwiched with cream and decorated with flowers from our garden

Platters of hollowed out pineapples, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, physalis and grapes, decorated with flowers.

 

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