Seasonal British Winter Menu

Celebrating the diverse & delicious produce we have on our island, using local produce where possible. While supporting small and artisan producers on our doorstep with the freshest seasonal food sourced from land, sea and farm.


Spiced parsnip soup, apple croutons
Smoked mackerel & horseradish pâté, beetroot relish, Haggis bonbons, chilli tomato sauce, dressed garden leaves Dressed Devon crab, celeriac remoulade, soda bread


Venison & Juniper Stew

seasonal greens, buttered mash

Humble Cottage Pie

local mince cooked with Guinness, Red Leicester cheese top

Pan-Fried Cornish Hake

lemon cream & caper sauce, samphire & broccoli, crushed potatoes

Cropwell Bishop Stilton & Mushroom Wellington

roast baby potatoes & honeyed parsnips, port & mushroom sauce


Sticky toffee pudding & clotted cream icecream Oaty apple crumble & vanilla custard

Winter spiced fruit compote
British cheese plate, homemade chutney, crackers.


Surprise Asian Birthday Buffet for 45

Many thanks for doing such a great job Maxine. It was a great event, well managed and hassle free. The food was excellent and everyone was impressed. I highly recommend your services and will definitely use you again.

Traditional Summer Buffet for 60

Thanks very much again for all your hard work and delicious and beautifully presented food. You made it all very easy and having been spoiled on this occasion I’m sure I’ll be tempted again!

Celebration Meal for 50

We were really pleased with how the christening went and thought the food you prepared was fantastic – the fact there were no leftovers is testament to just how much everyone enjoyed the catering!

Thai Celebration Meal for 20

We had an amazing, mouthwatering Asian menu for my parents 40th wedding anniversary. Not only was every dish delicious, made the whole evening such a pleasure. She comes into your home in a relaxed and well organised manner,  cheerful yet unobtrusive, making the whole occasion very special and memorable.

Divine Dinners Delivered 

We’ve used Quinntessential Catering several times. The food has always been amazing be it European or Far Eastern, from casual to black tie dinner parties. Its great value for money , as well as a fantastic service with a smile . Thank you for helping us make wonderful memories.

Anniversary French Meal for 2

Thank you so much for the special dinner. It was absolutely delicious, and we enjoyed it hugely! It was so nice to celebrate our anniversary as we usually would and we shall certainly be using you again. You beef in particular was wonderful. This is a dish I routinely make, but have never as successfully as yours!

Valentines Dinner for 2

Thank you so much for our Valentines meal. It was absolutely wonderful. Every mouthful left us wanting more! Now stuffed, but the Comte and onion tart and chocolate torte will live in my memory.