Warming Winter Menu (examples)

Italian beef with red wine, pancetta and oregano with parmesan mash

Venison sausages braised in red wine with pancetta, shallots and juniper

Guinea fowl with a caramelised apple and cider sauce

Moroccan lamb – cumin, cinnamon, apricots, lemon and fresh coriander


Pear and amaretti tart

White chocolate and passion fruit cheesecake

Chocolate and salted caramel tart

See the full Warming Winter Menupdf

Winter Canapes (examples)

Sausage rolls with walnuts and stilton

Turkey, lemon and sage meatballs with cranberry dip

Blinis with rare roast beef and tarragon dressing

Pork, apple and chestnut terrine on crostini with sweet onion relish

A sweet finish

Mini Mont Blancs – meringues topped with cream and sweetened chestnut puree

Little squares of rich chocolate truffle cake with white chocolate icing

Chocolate biscuit torte with dried cranberries

See the full list of Winter canapespdf

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