Christmas Day 2016

 

 

Mulled Wine on arrival and warm home-made flavoured breads with olive oil and balsamic 

 

Starters

 

1.   Bowl of two soups: spicy carrot and butternut squash / cream of mushroom and tarragon 

 

2.   Rosette of poached and smoked Salmon with king tiger prawns on tomato and cucumber with a lobster, samphire, lemon and shallot dressing

 

3.   Baked goat cheese in pastry wafer with spiced figs on beetroot puree with a honey, mustard and pistachio dressing, apple and rocket salad

 

4.         Slow cooked and caramelized belly pork on sweet potato, black pudding, apple and watercress with a sweet and sour cider sauce

 

Main Course

Served with a selection of traditional vegetables and potatoes

 

1.   Roast breast and leg of turkey with chestnut stuffing, traditional garnish, home-made cranberry compote

 

2.   Roast sirloin of beef on bubble and squeak with mushroom chasseur sauce

 

3.   Supreme of spiced honey glazed duck on a confit of parsnip and pumpkin, with mulled port and balsamic jus and a spring roll of shredded duck

 

4.   Grilled fillets of sea bass on sautéed asparagus, cherry tomatoes, tiger prawns and samphire

with a lemon and herb beurre blanc

 

5.         Crisp pastry tart of Portobello mushroom, leeks, asparagus and butternut squash with whisky cheese fondue, herb brioche crumb and tomato jus     

 

Desserts

 

1.   Traditional Christmas pudding

with rum toffee sauce and home-made vanilla pod ice-cream

 

2.   Eton mess:  a combination of meringue, strawberries and whipped cream

with vanilla pod ice-cream

 

3.   Dark chocolate and Baileys tart on a biscuit base with a raspberry and strawberry compote and

After-eight ice-cream

4. Baked white chocolate, orange and passion fruit cheesecake with mulled berries 

 

5.   Plate of welsh cheeses with home-made apple chutney, fruit and biscuits

 

FRESHLY BREWED COFFEE SERVED WITH WARM HOME-MADE PETIT FOUR MINCE PIES

 

£65.00 per person (Children under 12 £25.00)

£25.00 per person deposit with booking (essential as confirmation of the booking) - cheques made payable to BROOKES FOOD COMPANY LTD

Two sittings (12 noon and 3.00pm) please call 01443-239600 for further information and reservations