Archive for May, 2019
Saturday we catered for Rachel & Sam at their parents farm in the rolling hills of Wootton Green in a marquee set in one of their fields overlooking stunning views of the Bedfordshire countryside. 124 guests enjoyed Prosecco, Pimms and real ale served alongside Kingfisher canapés in the summer sunshine.
Moving into the marquee for the wedding breakfast they choose starters of Confit Lamb Shoulder Croquette, Warm Vegetable Salad, Mint Dressing followed by Sirloin Of Beef, Dauphinoise, Seasonal Vegetables, Toasted Almonds, Red Wine Jus. Vegetarians were served Spinach, Pea And Broad Bean Risotto, Parmesan Crackling, Lemon And Tomato Dressing.
For dessert we served a trio of Dark Chocolate Torte, Caramelised Bananas; Glazed Lemon Tartlet, Clotted Cream, Caramelised Hazelnuts, Raspberries and Eton Mess, Blossom Honey, Strawberry Shortcake. Followed by Tea & Coffee Served With Homemade Petit Fours.
A further 200 guests arrived to enjoy the party with drinks flowing and a great DJ playing into the small hours. A great day for us to be part of.
Saturday we catered at the stunning Lodge Farm for Rebekah & Ryan’s big day. The blessing took place in the secret garden followed by fizz and canapés on the lawn.
They choose a menu that was sharing style throughout, starting with Anti Pasti Platters of Salami Milano, Proscuitto, Chorizo; accompanied by Marinated Olives; Boccocini; Marinated roasted Vegetables; Sun-Blushed Tomatoes served with Breads and Balsamic Oils.
Main Course they choose Carved Sirloin of Beef cooked medium and served to tables on boards, accompanied by Hand Cut Chips; Watercress and Rocket Salad; Roasted Field Mushrooms and Cherry Tomatoes; Creamed Spinach and Bernaise Sauce. Who doesn’t like Steak and chips Ryan said to me! It looked and smelt delicious.
For dessert another of our sharing options DIY Eton Mess. Bowls of Crushed Meringue; Strawberries;Whipped Cream and Strawberry Shortcake were placed on the tables for guest to share.
Speeches followed and evening guests arrived, with lots of G&T’s being served from the bar it wasn’t long before the dance floor was rocking into the night. A great day with a lovely couple, fantastic to be part of their special day!