As the New Year starts we have brought some our ideas into reality. We are often asked for special menus and we’re always happy to oblige. Now we’ve made some of those themes standards with some classic “Mediterranean” menus. Our themes are: Spanish; Italian; and Greek.
These are 4 course menus and we feel are very appropriate for Wedding Banquets, and events of such a size that a special theme helps the organiser.
We reproduce them here for your convenience and to peruse at your leisure.
Choose 4 dishes for an exciting authentic Spanish appetiser.
All served on sharing plates with rustic breads & olives
- Albóndigas (Meatballs with a spicy tomato sauce)
- Serrano Ham & Melon
- Patatas Bravas
- Escalivada (Medley of Catalan grilled vegetables)
- Sautéed Amontillado Kidneys
- Crispy Fried Squid & Capers
- Garlic Prawns with Sherry
- Chorizo with red wine & Shallots
- Tortilla (Spanish Potato Omelette)
Followed by a choice of:
Traditional Spanish Paella
Vegetarian: Mushroom and Cashew Nut Paella
(A hearty combination. Slow cooked with Rioja, chorizo sausage
Spanish oranges, tomatoes, & olives. An old “Pays Basque” Recipe)
with: Patatas Fritas; Wilted Spinach; with Raisins and Pine nuts.
Caramelized Catalan Cream Tart
Oranges poached in White Rioja, Cinnamon and Muscovado
Coffee Heriot Chocolate Mint Crisps
Houmous, Tzatzaki, Taramousalata, Feta, Olives, Cucumber, Carrots,
Stuffed Vine Leaves, Olives and Artichoke Hearts.
(All served on sharing plates with warm pita breads and olive oil)
(Slow cooked shank of lamb, with red wine, garlic, cinnamon,
root vegetables and oregano.)
With: Olive Baked Potatoes; Roasted Baby Aubergines
Baskets of Continental Breads.
And the Dessert:
Greek Lemon Cake with Lime Yoghurt
Coffee & Teas and Heriot Chocolate Mint Crisps.
Parma Ham, Salami. Char grilled Vegetables, Tomatoes, Basil, Mozzarella, Provolone, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Olives
(All served on sharing plates with Ciabatta & Foccacia Breads, Olive Oil & Balsamic)
Then a choice for the main course between:
(Italian classic, cooked in a creamy sauce with cherry tomatoes,
garlic and pinot grigio)
(Thinly sliced beef, stuffed with flat leaf parsley, garlic and mushrooms, slow simmered with tomato concasse)
With: Tuscan Rosemary Roasted Potatoes with Parmegano; Quick sauté Italian Green Beans
A Selection of Various Freshly Baked Breads
For the Dessert choose between:
Tiramisu in a Champagne Flute
Coffee & Heriot Chocolate Mint Crisps
You can get in touch right away if this serves a future or immediate need!