Archive | December, 2014

Christmas Canapes

Here’s a selection of the Christmas canapes we have been serving our clients. Hopefully will give you some inspiration for the festive season.

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Honey and Madera glaze ham

Honey and Madera  glaze ham   Serves8-10 Ingredients: 3kg unsmoked  gammon joint 4 medium carrots ,peeled and chopped 1 leek chopped 1 onions chopped Black peppercorn 1 tsp. coriander 1 cinnamon stick 3 bay leaves Handful  of cloves     Honey and Madera glaze Ingredients: 100g Demerara sugar 50 ml Madera 25ml sherry vinegar 125g honey […]

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Lamb Biryani

Serves 4-5   Ingredients: Lamb dice from shoulders (2cm cube) 2 onions  ,peeled and  chopped 5 Garlic cloves, peeled , 1 tsp. fresh grated ginger ,1 fresh chilli  finally chop 50 almonds Vegetables  oil Sea salt and black pepper 300 ml water 1tsp ground cumin 1tspground coriander 1tsp ground cardamom   Rice 1 cinnamon stick […]

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Christmas Czech rum with a punch!!!

I picked this little recipe up from my Czech family and now that I’ve got a bit of a sniffle I think I ought to sample it just to keep me in good health. 2 heat proof glasses, 3 shots of rum, 300ml water, 3 dessert spoonfuls granulated sugar, 4 cloves and 2 slices of […]

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Christmas events @ etc venues 155 Bishopsgate

With the festive season in full swing, here at #155bishopsgate we have been pushing the boundaries with busy lunches, big sit down dinner events, canapé evenings and bowl food service. Here are a few pictures of what we have been producing to our top end clients. Our crispy skin gremolata salmon served for 400 people […]

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Amaretto Cheescake

Ingredients 200g digestive biscuits, finely crushed 55g butter, melted 500g Philadelphia cream cheese, I use medium fat 40g caster sugar 150ml single cream 200ml double cream 2 large eggs, separated 100ml Amaretto 1 sachet gelatin 4 tbsp water 3 tbsp flaked almonds, Lightly toasted for decoration 20g milk or dark chocolate, melted Method Base: Combine biscuit crumbs […]

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Crop Report Dec 14

Christmas season is here! Plenty of excellent British Produce ready for the festive season! Piccolo Parsnips and Chantaney Carrots are excellent. Why not try White Chanteney Carrots! Try Brussel Top as alternative to normal Sprouts. You get the tops as a bonus! Red and Green Kale are excellent along with fantastic Savoy. Golden, Candied Beetroot remain […]

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