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Cooking for Experts

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A couple with Syrian heritage on one side had decided to concentrate their budget on food, saving thousands of pounds on a venue by using the Hartest Institute.  A lovely building in a really pretty village. Like a few other village halls in Suffolk  which are beautiful inside and out…
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Coping with extreme conditions

Events
A Wedding on the lawns of a fine grade 1 listed family house near Bury St Edmunds. We prepared  a complicated special diet menu  using their large rustic kitchen, scullery and other rooms. There were a lot of Gluten intolerant, dairy free and vegan guests.  So the  menu was a…
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August musical wedding at Alpheton Barn

Events
Another large wedding  of around 150 guests.  The couple were young talented musicians who did want any red meat on thier day. They lived near and ate regularly at Morritos in London.  Having been to Morros a few times we needed to visit Morritos as the clients loved their mezze.…
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Marquee wedding end of July

Events
  A couple with very specific allergies. The groom was GF and did not eat cheese.   A sister of  the bride was lactose intolerant. The mother  of the Bride was  allergic to coriander ( even in Gin!)  A sister  was  severely  allergic to chilli,   and garlic was a problem as…
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Mid July Wedding

Events
Mid July Ex professional chef now living in Australia with some very precise ideas that I could learn from wanted a very relaxed wedding  day based around lots of eating and not too much drinking.  One of the early inspirations for us to research beer can chicken. They were Staying…
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We love it when clients tell us what they want to eat

Events
At the end of June we catered at The  Suffolk Barn in  Hawstead. The couple were both massive fresh food foodies with hundreds of English and Polish ideas,  which after several meetigns  we eventually whittled down to a very client driven menu. I had always been reluctant to serve  goats…
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Making Barrel BBQS

Other
I needed to get two more large oil drum BBQs for this season for a large wedding in June  my usual supplier up north did not have any so I need to make them my self having been quoted ludicrous amounts of money by other suppliers Getting the barrels was…
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Elegant Garden Party

Food
We started the season late last year with no May weddings and it’s the first year we have not used local asparagus!  Our first large event was a large birthday party for a university research professor with a lot of intellectual friends for whom food and dancing to good music…
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Food on our sailing trip to Cape Verde

Food, Sailing trip
The fresh food I had planned was out of the question due to the weather, so we maInly ate the round passage food we had prepared in Las Palmas (in case of the unlikely event, we were told, of it “being too rough to chop and onion!” ). This was…
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