Meeks Catering Company

Dinner Party Menu
Spring/Summer 2018

To Start

Buffalo mozzarella & slow roasted tomato salad with chargrilled beef sirloin steak & chimmichurri sauce

Seared king scallops with pea puree, sautéed wild garlic, crispy pancetta, pea shoots & lemon dressing

Roasted chicken & tarragon terrine with prosciutto ham, pickled girolles, asparagus & saffron mayonnaise

Chargrilled halloumi with roasted peppers, sun blush tomatoes, kalamata olives, green beans & basil pesto

Beer battered king prawns with Asian style slaw, toasted cashew nuts & sweet chilli sauce

Grilled asparagus spears with crispy panko coated hens egg, hollandaise sauce & toasted brioche

Chinese style duck spring roll with beansprouts, cucumber ribbons, sesame seeds & a mango, pineapple & chilli salsa

Main Courses

Lemon sole paupiette stuffed with salmon mousseline & served with herb buttered potato gnocchi, brown shrimp, baby capers & lemon butter sauce

Chargrilled rib eye steak with triple cooked chips, beer battered onion rings, Portobello mushroom, roasted vine tomatoes & peppercorn sauce

Red mullet fillets with tomato, chilli & chorizo fettuccine, garlic buttered tiger prawns & saffron cream sauce

Honey, sesame & orange glazed duck breast, soba noodles, shiitake mushrooms, stir fried Bok choi with soy sauce,

Roasted summer vegetable terrine, plum tomato & red pepper puree, sweet potato & spring onion rosti, grilled asparagus & basil pesto

Herb crusted lamb rump steak with sautéed wild garlic & spring greens, dauphinoise potatoes, rosemary & red wine sauce

Chargrilled pork loin steak with maple & orange glazed baby carrots, lyonnaise potatoes, caramelised fennel, Madeira & tarragon sauce

Courgette, ricotta & spinach lasagne with garlic buttered chestnut mushrooms, slow roasted tomatoes, white truffle oil & shaved pecorino

Desserts

White chocolate mousse with summer berries, mini muscovado meringues, vanilla cream, pistachio praline & raspberry sorbet

Iced mango & passion fruit parfait with tropical fruit salsa, mascarpone cream & tuile biscuit

Coconut & vanilla pannacotta with strawberry jelly, lychee & lime sorbet, coconut flap jack

Dark chocolate fudge brownie with dulche de leche, raspberries & vanilla bean ice cream

Baked New York style cheesecake with white chocolate sauce, vanilla poached peaches & candied pecan nuts

Lemon meringue pie with strawberries & Blackmore Vale clotted cream

Raspberry crème brulee with lemon & pistachio shortbread biscuits

Local Cheese Board

(Minimum 8 guests)

Godminster vintage cheddar (Bruton), Dorset blue vinney (Sturminster Newton), Bath soft (Bath), Rosary goats cheese (Salisbury)

Served with local fudges cheese biscuits (Stalbridge), set quince conserve (Gillingham), grapes, celery, homemade apple & fig chutney

Dinner Party Menu
Autumn/Winter 2018

To Start

Pressed ham hock terrine with pickled beetroot, apple & fig chutney, toasted date & walnut bread

Smoked haddock & leek fish cake, wilted baby spinach, soft poached hens egg, crayfish tails & béarnaise sauce

Portobello ‘Welsh rarebit’ mushrooms on toasted brioche with crispy leeks & tomato & chilli jam

Panko coated Scotch egg with black pudding, watercress & homemade piccalilli

Prosciutto ham with mulled wine poached pear, Dolcelatte blue cheese, roasted candied beetroot, toasted walnuts & balsamic syrup

Potted shrimp with toasted dark rye sourdough, shaved apple, celery & fennel salad

Baked goats cheese & red onion marmalade tartlet with honey roasted figs, toasted hazelnut & tarragon dressing

Main Courses

Slow & low cooked beef shin, dauphinoise potatoes, wild mushrooms, caramelised shallots & port wine sauce

Roasted pheasant breast, sautéed savoy cabbage with poached quince, leek & potato rosti, smoked bacon, sherry cream sauce

Sea bream fillet with seared king scallops, Lymington crab & leek risotto, crayfish tails & salsa Verde

Pork fillet wellington with black pudding, bramley apple puree, colcannon potatoes, sweet cider & sage sauce

Portobello mushroom, spinach & blue cheese pithivier with celeriac & garlic mash, white wine & tarragon cream sauce

Roasted cod fillet with lemon & parsley crust, pea puree, crispy pancetta lardons, champ potatoes & hollandaise sauce

Roasted butternut squash & sage risotto with feta cheese, wilted spinach, toasted pine nuts, courgette fritters & rocket pesto

Roast corn fed chicken ballotine with pork, chestnut & sage stuffing, sweet potato fondant, redcurrant & thyme sauce

Desserts

Sticky date & toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce, caramelised banana & smashed honeycomb ice cream

Dark chocolate truffle torte, hazelnut crumble, spiced poached pear & crème fraiche

Queen of pudding with rhubarb compote, mascarpone & vanilla whipped cream

Baked white chocolate & almond cheesecake with blueberry compote & Blackmore Vale clotted cream

Crème caramel with brandy snap biscuit, blackberries & caramelised oranges

Warm Dorset apple cake with rum & raisin ice cream & salted caramel

Dark chocolate ganache & kirsch cherry meringue roulade with blackcurrant sorbet

Local Cheese Board

(Minimum 8 guests)

Godminster vintage cheddar (Bruton), Dorset blue vinney (Sturminster Newton), Bath soft (Bath), Rosary goats cheese (Salisbury)

Served with local fudges cheese biscuits (Stalbridge), set quince conserve (Gillingham), grapes, celery, homemade apple & fig chutney

Private Dinner Parties

We can pop round & cook your dinner!

Are you planning to host a dinner party in the comfort of your own home, or thinking of renting a private venue to celebrate a special occasion with your close family and friends?

Do you need a professional chef and friendly front of house staff to cook and serve you and your guests?

Well look no further!!! Here at Meek’s catering we can pop round and cook locally sourced cuisine and provide friendly front of house service within your home, or desired venue.

We can design a bespoke dinner party menu around your requirements to ensure you get a 1, 2, 3 or even a 4 course meal that tickles your taste buds!

Allow us to take away the stress and hassles of the grocery shopping, the menu planning, hours of food preparation, the dinner service, and of course…..the dreaded…..WASHING UP!!!

Fancy a less formal evening without the staff, but still require great home cooked cuisine? No problem!                                           We also offer a simple drop off delivery service. All of your chosen menu options are delivered free of charge (within a 20 mile radius of Gillingham, Dorset) in disposable containers which can be simply recycled after use! All menu items that need to be served hot will contain clear and easy cooking/heating instructions to help keep your dinner party hassle and stress free!

So why not treat yourself!

Please call us today for a catering quotation on 01747 835363

We would love to cater for your next dinner party!

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