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Food

Our range of menus for private & corporate functions alike. A basis for inspiration for your bespoke event.

— Canapés  —

something to get you going…


meat

Confit Guniea fowl* lollipop with sweet tomato jam

Peking style pancakes with shredded Gressingham duck

Zucchini & ginger pikelets with barbecued duck

Mini baked potatoes with cheddar cheese & bacon

Handmade Norfolk cocktail sausages with; Honey & mustard / Honey & thyme / Honey & toasted sesame seeds

Lamb & cumin kofta with spiced mango purée

Pulled pork lollipop with a smokey barbeque sauce

Carpaccio of local estate venison* on croustade with salsa Verde

Quail scotch eggs with sweet tomato relish

Locally smoked duck & mango kebabs

Spiced chicken in gem leaves

Mini beef or venison* sliders with local cheddar and crisp salad on toasted homemade brioche with bacon jam

A selection of marinated & seasoned chicken skewers; Tandoori spiced with cucumber and yogurt / Tom yum with soy glaze / Satay with a chilli peanut sambals / Thai green with a coriander mango puree

Yorkshire puddings with rare roast beef & horseradish sauce

Slow sweet roasted lamb flatbreads with a smoked paprika aioli

Truffled macaroni cheese in crispy cured ham baskets

BBQ duck spring rolls rice wine & chilli dipping sauce

FISH

Mid Norfolk Smokehouse salmon On croustade with crème fraiche, lemon and dill / On rye bread with horseradish cream / On blinis with lemon crème fraiche and salmon roe

Pan fried chilli & ginger Tiger prawns

Pollack kofta with beetroot relish

Tempura prawns with a Vietnamese chilli dip

Salmon, horseradish and spring onion fishcakes with tarragon mayonnaise

Sweet cured salmon marinated in dill, chilli & soy on sesame toast

Lobster* rolls, spiced citrus mayonnaise in homemade brioche

Smoked haddock goujons with lemon tartare and thrice cooked chips

Smoked mackerel & horseradish tartlets

Cromer crab* in coriander pancakes with lime cream

Filo baskets with prawn & avocado

Spoons of pan-fried scallops with caramelised cauliflower

Kedgeree arancini with curried aioli

Spoons of tuna ceviche, avocado & lime salsa

Crispy soft-shell crab with a trio of dips

MEAT-FREE

Fresh herb & mushroom tartlets with shaved pecorino

Fresh Norfolk asparagus* with hollandaise

A selection of seasonal Mediterranean crostini

Tandoori paneer skewers with roasted aubergine in lemon and cumin

Whole hot brie served with crudité & toasted breads

Mature brie and red onion filo pouches

Cheese sablé with Fielding Cottage goat’s cheese & dehydrated tomato

Butternut* and smoked cheddar arancini

Quails egg tartlets with sundried tomato, fresh basil & mayonnaise 

Rustic falafel with fresh, minted yoghurt

Baby onion tart tatin 

Mini vegetable samosas with mango purée

Mushroom & pecorino tortilla stack

Wild mushroom lollipops with truffle mayonnaise

A trio of homemade dips with crudité & toasted fennel seed flatbread

Truffled macaroni cheese bon-bons

Raw-food parsnips sushi with wasabi vegetables (VEGAN)

Many of our canapés can be adapted to suit a variety of dietary requirements, if not we will happily create bespoke options to suit your needs. *some canapés may be unavailable seasonally, however we will offer suitable alternatives in their absence

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— To Start  —

All dishes are for sample purposes and may differ based upon the season


 

Boards

 — Seafood  —

Dressed Cromer crab, spring onion & chilli relish Cured Sea trout with lemon, capers & dill Crispy salt & pepper squid, smoking mackerel pate Shell-on prawns with black garlic aioli with rustic breads, sea-salt butter, pickles & marsh samphire*

—  Charcuterie  —
Local artisan lomo, fennel salami & bresaola Wood pigeon carpaccio, raspberries, rocket & pine nuts Gurney’s gold ‘Norfolk Tallegio’, dill cornichons with rustic breads, local rapeseed oil & homemade antipasti

—  Picnic  —
Free-range scotch eggs with sweet tomato relish Cromer crab salad sandwiches on toasted sourdough Binham Blue & caramelised onion strudel Sliced Norfolk ham, Dapple cheddar, ale pickled onions Vegetable crisps, rustic breads, cheese straws & whipped butter

 

Fine Dining

—  Trio of Salmon  —
Hot-kiln roulade, Adnams Prosecco poached, black treacle cured with cucumber pickle, horseradish creme, sesame croutons, Nori

—  Smoked Duck  —
Ripe fig, walnuts, beetroot puree, ricotta

—  Baron Bigod Bon-bon  —
port syrup, crispy shallots, apple julienne (V)

 

Comfort Food

—  Fried chicken  —
sesame buttermilk chicken wings, kimchi, sriracha aioli

—  Halloumi saganaki  —
honey soaked halloumi with sesame & black onion seeds, spring onions, tahini & ciabatta croutons

—  Prawn Molatov  —
A duo of prawns in a ‘Bloody Mary’ mayo avocado cream, bacon dust, crisp salad & ciabatta toast, served in a scallop shell

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— MAIn COURSE —


SHARING

Mix & match your favourite ingredients & flavours to create your bespoke menu

main event

Free-Range East Anglian Pork - Roast Loin and/or Crispy Belly Cajun rubbed / Sundried tomato pesto / Chorizo spiced beans / Sage & chargrilled apple

Chargrilled Label Anglaise Chicken Breast / Thighs / Souvlaki Skewer Harissa spiced / Buttermilk / Smokey BBQ / Lemon, rosemary & garlic / Tandoori / Saffron

Marinated Rump/Sirloin Steaks of Beef Smokey BBQ / Cajun Rubbed / Tagliata / Rocket Pesto / Peppered

Slow Cooked Shoulder or Seared Rump of East Anglian Lamb Kleftiko / Tandoori / Souvlaki / Salsa Verde / Morrocan Spiced

Seasonal Fish (Sea Bass, Haddock, Sea Trout, Salmon, Monkfish etc.) Escabeche / Tandoori / Saltfish & Ackee / Tempura / Ale Battered / Goujons / Soy & Sesame Glazed

Seasonal Fritto Misto (Mare / Verdure) Gremolata / Fresh Lemon / Salt & pepper / Chilli Salt / Lime Salsa

Vegetarian - Halloumi, Paneer, Seasonal Vegetables or Locally Produced Tofu Tandoori / Souvlaki / Tempura / Cajun rubbed / Sweet & sour / Moroccan / Soya & sesame / Harissa spiced / Smokey BBQ and the list goes on…

Dressings & Dips

Baba Ganoush / Hung yoghurt / Tapenade / Hummus / Salsa Verde / Lemon & Herb / Vietnamese chilli / Béarnaise / Veloute / Tartare

sides

Grains & Pasta (Bulgur Wheat, Quinoa, Orzo, Couscous) Tabbouleh / Moroccan / Mediterranean / Superfood / Citrus dressed

Flowerpot Chips (Actually served in a terracotta flowerpot) Straw fries / Wedges / Our own curly fries / Jenga / Sweet Potato / Aubergine

Roasted New Potatoes (with…?) Olives & sunblushed tomatoes / Lemon & soft herbs / Gremolata / Pesto / Cumin & oregano / Crispy bacon & spring onions

Heritage Tomatoes with torn basil & air dried oregano Panzanella Griddled & Roasted seasonal vegetables Antipasti Rustic Red Cabbage & Fennel Seed Slaw Asian Slaw with mint & smashed cashews Seasonal leaves, blanched peas, tahini, lemon & sesame Griddled Aubergine, torn mozzarella, pomegranate & sweet basil Roasted squash, hung yoghurt cumin, crisp sage & sultanas

*Seasonality will play a role in choosing your final menu

FORMAL

Examples of a more refined approach to event dining

— Fillet of Norfolk beef — Frites, girroles, buttered greens, nasturtium & watercress puree, red wine jus

— Shallot Tarte Tatin — Charred goat’s cheese, buttered greens, nasturtiums, port syrup (V)

— Grilled Monkfish — Charred courgette & Norfolk asparagus*, Red wine jus

— Pan-seared Haunch of Local Venison — Spiced squash mash, kale, Jerusalem artichoke crisps, lemon & caper cream

— Baked Haddock — Crushed new potatoes, marsh samphire*, leeks, crispy hen’s egg, mustard cream

— Crispy Belly of Norfolk Pork — Champ potatoes, buttered seasonal vegetables, local cider sauce

— Nori Marinated Local Tofu Tempura — Carrot frites, sesame tossed marsh samphire*, soy barbeque reduction (VEGAN)

— Slow-cooked Barbeque Beef — Smoked mash, root vegetable Parmentier, watercress

— Ballotine of Label Anglaise Chicken — with a fragrant mousse de volaille, fondant potato, glazed carrot, seasonal greens, Marsala sauce

— Courgette pancake gateaux — Peer potatoes, roasted Mediterranean vegetables, warm tomato coulis (V)

*Seasonal vegetables can accompany as a side if desired



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— DESSERT —

— Norfolk Strawberry Pavlova — Elderflower cream, coulis & garden mint

—Chocolate Marquise — Norfolk raspberries, shortbread, raspberry coulis

— Yoghurt Panna Cotta — Thyme roasted peaches, granola, Norfolk honey

— Lemon Posset — Lemon shortbread, lemon balm

— Assiette of lemon — Lemon & poppyseed cake, lemon posset, lemonade gel, lemon shortbread

— A Tower of Meringues for Sharing — with whipped cream, seasonal fruits, edible flowers & baby mint

— Norfolk Strawberry, Elderflower & White Chocolate Cheesecake — Macerated strawberries, baby mint

— Saffron Poached Pear — Dark chocolate ganache, ginger crumble, port

— Seasonal Frangipane — Creme fraiche

— Cardamom Creme Brûlée — Pistachio tuille, Marsala raisins

*most desserts can be adapted for sharing, trios and a multitude of dietary requirements at your request.


— GIVE mE COFFEE! —

and tea…

We use Roaster’s Blend from Strangers Coffee, a craft coffee roasters in the heart of Norwich with an excellent grasp of flavour and sustainable business Served fresh from a cafetiere, iced or perhaps as a Martini?

We also serve a range of teas, including PUKKA herbal blends

We will happily discuss specially sourced coffee & tea for your event


— FOR LATER —

Something to keep the party going…

— A selection of local cheeses — Accompanied by artisan breads, biscuits, fresh fruit & homemade preserves…

— Add Charcuterie & Antipasti? — A selection of our own and local artisan cured & prepared meats to compliment your cheeseboard

—Slow-cooked, Morrocan style lamb — Served in handmade fennel seed flatbreads with crisp salad, crumbled feta, olives, tzatziki & hummus (V = Falafel)

— Wood-Fired Pizza — A trio of seasonal topping choices cooked in our own ovens on site (V incl.)

— Fish & Chips — Beeston ale battered smoked haddock & thrice cooked chips with our own tartare sauce (V = Halloumi)

— Bagel Bar — An assortment of freshly baked bagels with a smorgasbord of toppings, including cream cheese, smoked salmon, pates, preserves, antipasti, pickles and more….oh an a toaster!

— Croque ‘Bor’ — Honey roasted Norfolk ham, Walsingham cheddar & wholegrain mustard in artisan sourdough (V adapt.)

— Free Range Bacon or Sausage Baps — Locally sourced free range meat in artisan brioche or crispy French sticks with a selection of condiments