Catering in Wiltshire and London

August 24, 2018

Sometimes a plated pudding after a feasting main course doesn't feel right. We came up with the idea of a build your own, pick and mix with your choice of elements/favourites.

July 11, 2018

Its always fun when you get asked to cook some dishes you have written on a menu and no one has chosen. We got to try these out at a little birthday party in Somerset.

Sticky fried beef brisket with coriander lime and chilli

Monkfish, braised leeks, rosemary and orange b...

June 18, 2018

This was our first time at Abbey House gardens in Malmsbury and what a venue. Overlooked by the ruins it is an enchanted series of spaces separated by tall hedges each with a new surprise

 The bride and groom chose a feast of Beef Rump cap with chimichurri sauce served...

April 10, 2018

Wild garlic, Ramsons, wood garlic etc is pretty hard to find near us in between Salisbury and Amesbury, we had to head out to the next valley to find our stash this year. Out past Wilton there are massive clearings with wild garlic in thick clumps, the heady smell fill...

March 2, 2018

The 'Beast from the East' has put Spring back a while we think.

Frustrating! 

February 27, 2018

We wanted to make a dish with the two things that are edible and growing around us at the moment.

Our lovely forced rhubarb

And one of the banes of gardeners countrywide ground elder, it tastes of lemony parsley, pick it very young. Elder grows out of control on the verg...

January 31, 2018

Tipped off by one of our prospective married couples we got a tip to visit James at The Real Cure

He was kind enough to give us a tasting of his coppa, chorizo as well as the  fennel salami and Blue Vinney and fig salami. Delicious.

We also got a tour of his operation in...

December 15, 2017

 Its December and there is not alot of anything left in the garden, just a few sorry sprouts and half a ton of Jerusalem artichokes. The only other crop to be had is the mooli , the last planting of last year with left over seeds.

Mooli or diakon makes lovely Kimchi an...

October 27, 2017

A double venue wedding this weekend. First the wonderfully atmospheric Asylum for canapes followed by a four course meal at the also lovely Clapton Country Club.

The menu at the Clapton Country Club as follows

Salad of courgette, broad bean, pea and goat curd

Butternut sq...

September 2, 2017

Riverhill house was the venue for our most recent couples big day. It has a beautiful Himalayan garden and spectacular views.

Perhaps my favourite menu this summer so far, a starter of small plates.

Salt cod and squid ink bacalau with saffron aioli

Burnt butter prawns wit...

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