Menus for Christian Hopwood

Email: christianhopwood@hotmail.co.uk            Phone: 07986829457

Adults Catered Menu

£35.50 per head for 3 courses or £39.50 per head for 4 courses
Fresh ground coffee, home-made truffles & chocolate dipped strawberries - £4.50 per head
Cheese board with a variety of local cheeses, biscuits, butter, grapes and celery - £5.00 per head

If 8 people or more a waitress is required at £40 for the evening for all the serving, washing up and clearing away.

I am happy to cater for all dietary requirements – please just ask.

If possible please choose the same menu for your whole party (+ vegetarian option if required). However, if you are a party of 10 or more, you may choose 2 options per course (+ vegetarian option). 

Gf = gluten free    V = vegetarian

Most dishes can be made gluten free if required.

Canapés

Mini fish cakes with creamy chilli dipping sauce
Smoked salmon on home-made blinis with sour cream
Tiny Yorkshire puddings with rare roast beef, strawberry slice and horseradish cream
Crispy duck or vegetable spring rolls with hoi sin dipping sauce (v)
King prawns with lime, lemongrass and crème fraiche sauce on a spoon (gf)
Caramelised red onion tartlets with melting brie (v)
Sticky honey cocktail sausages

Starters

Roasted asparagus and Parma ham with foaming hollandaise sauce (gf)
Smoked salmon terrine with cucumber salad, horseradish cream and French bread
Home-made roast tomato and orange soup / roast butternut squash soup with crusty rolls (v)
Pan-fried Kidderton Ash goat’s cheese with toasted hazelnuts, honey and thyme (v) (gf)
Caramelised red onion and goats cheese puff pastry tart with thyme (v)
 Luxury fish pie with saffron mash and a pea soup shot (gf)
Garden pea panna-cotta (v)

Main Courses 

Pan-fried rump of lamb with dauphinoise or garlic roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables (gf)
Pork fillet with cider cream & caramelised apples, creamy mash, seasonal vegetables (gf)
Eight hour braised shin of beef with a red wine reduction, pureed potatoes and baby vegetables (gf)
Chicken with pesto, taleggio cheese & roasted tomatoes served with new potatoes and seasonal vegetables (gf)
Roast fillet of beef with a red wine gravy, creamy dauphinoise or roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings, green beans and honeyed carrots
Salmon fillet with a crusted pecorino & pesto topping, new potatoes and seasonal vegetables
Roast cod loin with goat’s cheese and sun-dried tomatoes, new potatoes and seasonal vegetables
Butternut squash risotto with creamy mozzarella and baby spinach leaves (v) (gf)
Fragrant Moroccan linguini with green salad (v)

Puddings

Divine lemon possett with almond biscuits and fresh fruit
Passion-fruit and hazelnut roulade served with fresh raspberries (gf)
Apple, pear, raspberry and white chocolate crumble with homemade custard
Sticky toffee pudding with a gooey middle, vanilla ice cream & sticky sauce
Chocolate truffle cheesecake with chocolate biscuit crumb and red berries
Heavenly lemon cheesecake on a ginger crumb with fresh red berries
Gooey Pavlova with fresh cream & lots of fresh fruit (gf)
All puddings served with fresh double cream

 

Children’s Catered Menu - £12 per head for 3 courses

Please, if possible, choose the same menu for all the children

Starters

Garlic bread
Tomato bruschetta

Main Courses

Home-made beef burgers in a bun
Good old-fashioned shepherds pie

Classic meat or vegetable lasagna
Spaghetti & meatballs with tomato and (hidden) vegetable sauce

Mini chicken schnitzels

Fish gougons

Mild chicken korma with mini naan bread
All home-made and served with rice or oven chips and your choice of vegetables.

Puddings

Strawberry Jelly with sprinkles and fresh strawberries

Apple crumble with custard

Yummy chocolate or vanilla ice-cream
Banana pudding with toffee sauce
Meringue baskets with fresh fruit and cream

 

Delivered Menu  

To save you slaving over a hot stove, I can deliver home cooked food direct to the property during the afternoon ready for you to heat up and eat that evening. 

£20 per head for 3 courses

Please choose the same menu for your whole party unless you have specific dietary requirements.

Starters

Halloumi, mushroom and parsley stuffed red peppers with mixed green salad
Chicken liver or smoked mackerel pate served with melba toasts and butter
Home-made roasted tomato and orange soup served with a variety of bread rolls & butter
Basil roulade with goats cheese and sun-blushed tomatoes served with green salad
Smoked salmon terrine with a rocket salad

Main courses

Caramelised red onion and goats cheese puff pastry tart with rocket salad (v)
Luxury fish pie with saffron mash, green salad or green beans
Chicken and broccoli gratin served with new potatoes
Green Thai chicken curry with jasmine rice, green beans and mini naan breads
Beouf bourguignon with creamy mash potatoes and green beans
Mushroom strudel with green vegetables (v)
Fruity lamb tagine with rice or cous-cous
All main courses served with either prepared vegetable or green salad

Puddings

Super squidgy chocolate log with double cream
Gooey pavlova with lots of fresh fruit and cream
Pear, apple, raspberry and white chocolate crumble with home-made custard
Individual sticky toffee puddings with sticky sauce and cream
Passion fruit and hazelnut roulade

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