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Dinner

STARTERS

Butternut squash soup with melting gorgonzola & crispy sage

Pressed ham hock, served with apple chutney and toasted sourdough bread

Trio of melon with a berry compote

Smoked salmon mousse, continental leaves, coarse grain mustard vinaigrette and melba toast

Chicken liver, orange and brandy pate, served with balsamic roast tomato chutney on toasted brioche

Glazed goats cheese and beetroot with pea shoots salad

MAINS

Twice cooked shoulder of lamb served with parmentier potatoes, minted pea puree and garden peas with a rosemary scented sauce

Roasted duck breast, glazed with honey and spices served with candied orange, roast potatoes crisped in duck fat, baton carrots & tender stem broccoli

Braised beef with caramelised onion, wild mushroom & red wine jus served with creamed potato, baton carrots & tender stem broccoli

Pan-fried salmon served with a parsley and lemon potato cake, tender stem broccoli, baton carrots and finished with a nut butter drizzle

Mushroom and chestnut wellington, leeks and chive sauce, crisped roast potatoes, baton carrots & tender stem broccoli

Pumpkin and pine nut risotto, topped with goat’s cheese & crispy sage, served new potatoes and a fine bean and carrot “bundle”

DESSERT

Warm Chocolate & Cranberry Brownie, chocolate sauce, Madagascan vanilla ice cream

An Italian “mess” of crushed meringue, vanilla mascarpone, toasted hazelnuts, soaked Morello cherries, amaretto biscuits

Chocolate pot, served with Chantilly cream, shortbread biscuits and cranberry coulee

Lemon tart served with strawberries and cream

A plated selection of farmhouse English cheeses, red onion chutney and crisp savoury biscuits

Canapés

Savoury

Chicken satays with spiced peanut dip
Duck rillettes crostini with a cranberry glaze
Seared sirloin skewer with horseradish
Mediterranean prawn skewers
Blini with blue cheese and pear
Sun blushed tomato and oregano barquettes finished with a sprinkling of feta
Wild mushroom and Gran Padano risotto cakes

Sweet

Macaroons
Mini meringues with fresh raspberry dip
Mini scones with strawberries & clotted cream
Seasonal fruit skewers
White and dark chocolate dipped strawberries

Finger Buffet

Savoury

Selection of freshly filled mini wraps
Teriyaki beef and sesame skewers
North African spiced chicken strips with coriander mayo
Cotswold cocktail sausages with honey, grain mustard and sesame seeds
Cherry tomato, feta and basil pizza pieces
Pancetta, leek, oyster mushroom and porcini oil quiche
Seafood brochette with aioli
Indian snack selection of bhajis, pakoras and samosas with mango chutney

Sweet

Triple chocolate fudge brownies
Strawberry, kiwi and mango skewers with honeyed crème fraiche
Chocolate profiteroles