Outside Catering

FOR  ANY OCCASION WHEN THE FOOD COUNTS .....

MENUS PLANNED WITH YOU TO SUIT THE COST AND THE OCCASION

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Scroll down to see some ideas of the dishes that we cook

our speciality -  cANAPES

Canapes can EITHER  be orderd on their own OR as part of our full EVENT CATERING SERVICE.  

Please contact us for our latests selection and prices.

SOUPS, STARTERS & BREADS

  • Beetroot soup with crème fraiche swirl and fresh chives
  • Lentil, red pepper and orange soup
  • Roast red pepper mousse and parma ham with artichoke hearts, caponata, olives and basil puree
  • Smoked Salmon with dilled sweet and sour cucumber relish
  • Leek salad vinaigrette, apples, cashews and red onion
  • Rankins Smokie pot
  • Egg noodles with chilli, sunkissed tomato, pinenuts, Parmesan shavings basil pesto
  • Tuna tartare with chilli, coriander and ginger
  • Ceviche of cod, lime mayonnaise
  • Italian, French and Speciality Breads
  • Local Asparagus for 6 weeks May/June

MAIN COURSES

FRESH FISH

SUPPLIED FROM

RYE, HASTINGS, SCOTLAND and THE WEST COUNTRY

LOBSTER : PRAWNS ; CRAB ; COD : TUNA : SCALLOPS : BRILL : TURBOT : GURNARD : HAKE AND MORE STAR IN OUR COOKING

  • Seared scallops, pea puree, warm vinaigrette
  • Roast cod and tartare style butter sauce
  • Crab cakes with chilli, lemongrass and coriander
  • Smoked haddock and mussel chowder
  • Fillets of brill or turbot sauced many different ways
  • Luxury fish pie
  • Poached salmon timbale, fresh dill, crevettes, and lemon mayonnaise

MEAT, POULTRY AND GAME


ENGLISH LAMB: SCOTTISH BEEF: BRITISH PORK

SCOTNEY CASTLE PHEASANT: EAST ANGLIAN PARTRIDGE

FREE RANGE CHICKEN: GRESSINGHAM DUCK:

FRENCH CUISSE DE CANARD for CONFIT

  • Chilli, chorizo chicken with tomato and peppers
  • Little hams of boned and stuffed chicken legs
  • Braised lamb with orange, rosemary, peppers and olives or Tagine style with apricots, mint and ras el hanout spices
  • Roast ribeye of beef, medium rare, Yorkshire pudding
  • Simple beef stew with stout, mustard croutons
  • Confit of duck, Puy lentils, tarragon sauce
  • Sautéed partridge breasts, roasted legs, rich mushroom sauce
  • Lamb noisettes with ratatouille timbale

VEGETARIAN DISHES

  • Quorn moussaka
  • Mushroom Wellington
  • Spinach and nutmeg terrine with spicy ginger lentil sauce
  • Roast Mediterranean vegetable puff pastry basket

VEGETABLES and POTATOES

Plain and simple or with a twist, as you like.

SIDE SALADS

  • Beetroot and orange
  • Broccoli, cauliflower and olives á la grecque
  • Tabbouleh
  • Cous cous with chilli, coriander, 
  • Coleslaw
  • Mixed crunchy green vegetable
  • Classic tomato
  • Green bean and sugar snaps, red onion
  • Pasta and rice salads

DESSERTS AND PUDDINGS

  • Luxury lemon tart - biscuit based
  • Chocolate Nemesis with berry sauce
  • Butterscotch and apple upside down pudding (warm)
  • Eton Mess
  • Rankins summer pudding - made with sponge
  • Orange jelly terrine
  • Rhubarb fool
  • WEALD OF KENT Strawberries and Raspberries 
  • Pavlova 
  • Honeycomb Ice cream

BUFFETS AND CASUAL DINING

  • DRESSED SALMON
  • CORONATION CHICKEN
  • WHOLE ROAST RIB OF BEEF
  • GLAZED BAKED HAM
  • PORCHETTA
  • MAIN COURSE SALADS
  • SPIT ROAST LEGS OF LAMB
  • CHEESE PLATTERS or WHOLE CHEESES
  • and more ….

FUNERAL RECEPTIONS

We are often asked to produce a favourite food of the person who has died. Please ask us if you feel so inclined.

Sandwiches, canapés: finger foods, cakes and quality teas and coffee.

China, linen, equipment, staffing and flowers.

What ever the circumstances we will be helpful and practical.

DINNER PARTY FOODS

Wanting to have a lunch or dinner party in your home? 

We will provide you with a full service.

For glasses, cutlery and china we use local hire companies who will deliver and collect ..... with a full washing up service.

For more information about any of our services or to make a booking please contact us.

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