Meek - Dinner Party Menu Spring/Summer 2017

Starters

Cured beef bresaola salad with buffalo mozzarella, slow roasted tomatoes, red onion marmalade & balsamic syrup

Chinese five spiced duck spring roll served with cucumber ribbons, sesame seeds & a mango, pineapple & chilli salsa

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

Smoked haddock fishcakes with pea puree, herb buttered shrimp, baby capers, pea shoots & lemon infused olive oil dressing

Ham hock terrine with summer vegetable piccalilli, soft poached quails eggs & toasted sourdough

Devon crab salad with lime & chilli crème fraiche, crayfish tails, avocado, spring onion, toasted crostini

Crispy Godminster vintage cheddar cheese beignets with spicy tomato ketchup, garlic & herb bocconcini, sunblush tomatoes, roasted red peppers & basil

Seared tuna loin steak with a plum tomato, kalamata olive & feta cheese salsa, roasted aubergine caviar & fine green beans

Mains

Dry aged Sirloin steak with Portobello mushrooms, beer battered onion rings & triple cooked thick cut chips

Roasted rump of lamb ratatouille, basil pesto mashed potatoes, merguez sausage, oregano & red wine jus

Pan-fried red mullet fillets, roasted chorizo, parisienne potatoes, sautéed curly kale with chilli & garlic, saffron

cream sauce

Corn-fed chicken breast, sautéed spring greens, morel mushrooms, spring onion, Gruyere & potato rosti, crispy pancetta, white wine & tarragon veloute

Roasted summer vegetable & goats cheese gratin, red pepper puree, roasted artichokes, rocket pesto & courgette fritters

Maple syrup glazed duck breast, fondant potato, buttered savoy cabbage, candied beetroot, port & raspberry reduction

Teriyaki style cod fillet with chilli, sesame & coriander infused wild rice, shiitake mushrooms & stir-fried bok Choy with soy sauce

Roasted aubergine & buffalo mozzarella linguine, slow roasted vine tomatoes, asparagus spears & basil pesto cream sauce

Desserts

Dark chocolate truffle torte with toasted hazelnut crumble & coffee mocha ice cream

Mango & orange cheesecake, passion fruit curd & white chocolate crème anglaise

Buttermilk & vanilla pannacotta with vanilla poached strawberries, muscovado sugar meringues & mascarpone ice cream

Warm dark chocolate fudge brownie with salted caramel, raspberry compote & vanilla whipped cream

Caramelised lemon curd tart with raspberries & crème fraiche

Raspberry & vanilla crème brulee with pistachio praline & lemon shortbread biscuits

Local Cheese Boards

(Additional £2.50 supplement per person - Dessert option)

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

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

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