Sample menu

Canapès

Smoked salmon blini with dill & crème fraiche
Locally sourced aged roast beef, mini Yorkshire puddings and horseradish cream
Lightly battered prawns with sweet chilli dipping sauce
Five spiced pork belly squares
Mini oriental duck & spring vegetable pancakes with hoi sin dip
Sun blushed tomato, basil & parmesan risotto balls
Mini roasted red pepper & chorizo frittatas
Red onion & coriander bhaji Herb mini scones with caramelised red onions and blue cheese
Rosemary & olive drop scones with goats cheese
Camembert and roasted vegetable tartlets

Starters

Salad of asparagus, quails’ egg, pancetta, slow roasted tomatoes and herb vinaigrette
Tomato carpaccio with mozzarella, basil and raspberry dressing
Roquefort, walnut and red grape tartlet, with an apple dressing
Japanese seared beef with a radish, mouli & coriander salad
Smoked haddock kedgeree fishcake on a bed a mixed leaves with saffron mayonnaise
Warm beetroot & feta salad with a balsamic syrup
Haggis Scotch egg, with a watercress & peashoot salad with a whiskey & apple chutney
Caesar salad, cos lettuce, crispy bacon, parmesan shavings with soft-boiled eggs and garlic croutons
Thai style shredded duck salad
Mozzarella & roasted Mediterranean vegetable bruschetta with balsamic dressing

Mains

Local rump of lamb, caponata and dauphinoise potato with a rich redcurrant jus
Pan fried fillet of sea bass, chargrilled Mediterranean vegetables, with sweet chilli basil butter
Roasted chicken breast wrapped in bacon, bubble & squeak cake and green beans with a coarse grain mustard sauce
Open ravioli with roasted squash & porcini mushrooms
Lightly curried cod with a potato & spinach sag aloo, red onion bhaji and a coriander sauce
Honey & soya glazed duck breast on bok choi with oriental vegetables and a plum & ginger sauce
Pan seared salmon fillet on a hot green vegetable salad with turned new potatoes with a prawn & chive sauce
Wild mushroom & asparagus polenta with wild rocket with a parmesan & parsley cream sauce
Slow roasted Gloucestershire old spot pork belly, roasted potatoes, braised red cabbage honeyed parsnips, spiced apple relish and a creamy cider & sage sauce
Chestnut, garlic & goasts cheese tart
Fillet of Dexter beef with pomme fondant, wild mushrooms, green beans and a thyme and Madeira jus

Desserts

Raspberry & Champagne posset with shortbread hearts
Rose blush pavlova with cherries and pistachio
White chocolate & ginger cheesecake with ginger butterscotch sauce and rhubarb compote
Strawberry shortbread stacks with limoncello cream
Coconut panna cotta with passion fruit coulis
Belgium chocolate truffle torte with seasonal berries
White chocolate, lemongrass and cardamom mousse
Sticky toffee pudding with toffee sauce and creamy vanilla custard
Treacle tart with clotted cream
Orange scented brioche bread & butter pudding served with cream
Rich chocolate brownie with warm chocolate sauce

Hand me rounds

Mini Fish & Chips
Beef burger with vintage cheddar and a tomato chilli jam
Dry cured back bacon or Oxfordshire sausage baps
Panko chicken & chips with garlic aioli
Brie, bacon and cranberry muffin
Indian chicken curry, basmati rice, nan bread & poppadums
Marinated chicken kebabs, served in pitta bread with salad & a chilli or garlic sauce
Wood fired Pizzas
Sesame crusted salmon fillet burger, red onion tartar sauce
Oriental duck wraps
Fine English Cheese plate
Oxfordshire sausage and Angus beef burger BBQ
Locally bred hog roast served in baps with traditional apple sauce

We still cannot get over how amazing you and your team were on Saturday. Dorton House was just incredible and the setting, atmosphere and your calm and seemingly effortless management of it all made for the wedding of our dreams. Thank you so much, it was perfect!

Mr & Mrs Crites

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