21 May 2012

Private Dinner Party, Chippenham



My latest Private Dinner Party was in Chippenham, Wiltshire, catering for a great friendly bunch for a Saturday lunch function. I was welcomed very warmly by Charlotte and her husband and enjoyed a lovely cup of tea whilst setting up. It was another new environment for me but it didn't pose a problem as I found my way around the kitchen, getting ready for the first course. The Lunch went really well and it was very enriching and satisfying as each successive course went out, receiving plenty of great compliments. 


Menu

To Start:

Chicken liver parfait, rocket leaves, white toast,
Or
Seared scallops, fresh lemon, black pepper, creme fraiche,


Main-Course:

Matured British Ribeye steak, Duo of peppercorn and mushroom and brandy sauces,
Hand cut chips, beer battered onion rings, balsamic roasted vine tomatoes, crushed peas.
Or
Seared Seabass fillets, sweet chilli glazed vegetables,


To Finish:

Chocolate orange fondants, vanilla ice cream,
Or
Vanilla poached pear, macerated strawberries.









"Many thanks for an excellent lunch. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the day and you made it a very relaxing and stress free gathering. The food was delicious"  Charlotte Braithwaite


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