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Smoked beef ribs

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September 2021  Another rearranged, postponed COVID affected wedding. Two local doctors had found a lovely venue  on the Norfolk Suffolk border. Rookery Meadow, A blank canvass, on a farm, with a lake and lovely parkland. A spacious 4 hat tipi for 100 guests meant a welcome change from squeezing between…
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Mixed vegan menu in an unusual venue

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A  couple in their twenties working in musical theatre. The bride  a vegan,  the groom a meat eater  and  guests with a selection of allergies not uncommon these days amongst people  under 30. As the bride used to work for us we made an exception and provided the menu the…
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Whole crab and Globe artichoke

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August 2021 After two covid date moves, involving re planning  the original spring menu and  reducing the numbers,  we finally got to serve Kate and Oliver  an amazing meal. The lovely summer afternoon started with canapes of made on site mini scones  with jams made with fruit from our own…
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Tuscan food fantaics Late July 2021

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We were contacted by a couple who had a fascination for Tuscan food. They wanted lamb cooked over fire and came at us enthusiastically with lots of other  ideas and recipes from their travels. The  bride eventiualy managed to curb the grooms and my enthusiasm and after  two years,  including a…
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Events since sailing the Atlantic

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Spring 2020. We returned from our sailing   adventure from the Caribbean and catered at a couple of small events before lock down.   June 2021. After changes to  lock down restrictions were announced.  We started re planning,  re quoting   and generally working harder for less reward.  Most jobs ended up…
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Our last wedding before Covid (November 2019)

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A musical young couple loved Authentic Indian food. As an ex pupil of Ipswich high school,  wanted to get married there.  Between us we developed an Indian main course alongside  some of their favourite ingredients for canapes. The kitchen was amazing. With three massive double rational steam ovens.  Brat pans,…
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Wedding with the emphasis on Greek food and the party

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The couple  were fans of a Greek food.   Their main concerns for their day were the food and his dancing.  They wanted a menu similar to thier favourite Greek  restaurant in the docklands.  So after a visit I trialled some of the restaurants dishes and mixed in some Ottolenghi with…
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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

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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

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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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