Succulent meats, beautifully cooked vegetables, and easy to eat canapés; whatever your catering requirements, the ability to combine foods and develop a menu created specifically for your needs is where Henrietta Donovan excel.  Below you will find a range of our favourite dishes, but of course, the choice is yours! We work with you to create the best menu possible for your event. Whether you require a twist on the traditional, or a modern elegant menu, we can add creative culinary flair to your event to support any theme, style or tone.


∼ HOT CANAPÉS ∼


Prawn dim sums
King prawns in filo
Thai Fish Cakes, sweet chili sauce
Crab Cakes
Tandoori Tiger Prawns with a Cucumber and Garlic raita*
Pan fried scallops with chorizo, cauliflower cream*
Salmon and spinach tarts
Goujons of plaice, tartare sauce
Fish and chip cones
Chicken and lemon grass patties*
Duck spring rolls
Chicken dim sums
Pork dim sums
Mini steak burgers, tomato relish*
Maryland goujons of chicken, corn chutney
Cajun chicken brochettes, pineapple and lime salsa*
Chicken and leek risotto spoons

Moroccan lamb koftas*
Steak and chips, béarnaise sauce
Mini pork meat balls with mango and sesame*
Bacon with prunes, apricots or scallops*
Sausages with honey and mustard, mustard mash
Mini Yorkshires, fillet of beef, horseradish cream
Baby Muffin, rare fillet, mustard cream and micro amaranth

Melted cheddar and spring onion bruchetta,caramelised apple
Fresh asparagus,hollandaise*
*Parmesan shortbread

Vegetable spring rolls
Stilton puffs,cranberry jam
Wild mushroom tarts
Basil tarts with sunblused tomatoes,black olives and pecorino cheese
Caramelised onion and parmesan tarts
Mushroom and taleggio risotto cakes,spicy red pepper dip


COLD CANAPÉS


Skewer of salmon,salsa verde dip*
Tartare of salmon,shallots and capers with granary toasts
Blinis with crème fraiche and smoked salmon,dill cress
Crab and avocado coaktails
Smoked salmon with dill butter on three seeded rye bread
Smoked oyster croutes
Basil croutes with tapenade,anchovy and olives
Cucumber cups with thai prawn salad*
Tuna Niscoise ,squid ink cone
Gravlax,beet salad,horseradish
Celariac tart,remoulade with smoked trout
King Prawns with Mange touts,chilli dipping sauce*
Filo cups of sea bass ceviche, caponata,toasted sesame and basil
Courgette rolls stuffed with teriyaki tuna,radish cress*
Prawn cocktail in shots*
Chinese duck pancakes,spring onion and cucumber

Brioche croutes,chicken liver parfait and red onion confit
Fresh figs, gorgonzola and parma ham*
Carpaccio of beef, herb croute, rocket and horseradish mascarpone
Cones of Caesar chicken salad with pecorino shavings
Spicy tarts of thai chicken,lime pickle,toasted almond and coriander.
Smoked duck with figs, baby cress*
Baby cheese shortbread, chive marscapone and pomegranate
Basil ciabatta with goats cheese and sunblushed tomato, baby basil
Cheese sables
Quails eggs with celery salt, wasabi mayonnaise*
Quails eggs and alphalfa baskets
Beetroot and goats cheese, toasted walnut bread, balsamic glaze
Wild mushroom,puff pastry and parmesan
Parmesan shortbread, cashel blue and pickled walnut
Tapas,crudits and dips*
Slow roasted vine tomato galette,rocket

SWEET CANAPÉS

Lemon tarts
Baby meringues,amaretto cream
Mini brownies
Mini fruit tarts
Baby millefeuille
Baby choux puffs
Dark chocolate and salted caramel eclairs
Raspberry Jelly,champagne sorbet in white chocolate cups
Baby expresso cups,mocha mousse
Macaroons
Baby mince pies, brandy butter
Baby banoffi tarts
Mini pavlovas
Mini ice creams and sorbets

SOFT DRINKS

Apple and ginger breezer
Cranberry, orange and pomegranate juice
Homemade lemonade spritzer
Lemon grass and elderflower cordial
Orange and passion fruit cocktail
Kentish mineral water with crushed lime and mint
Special Cordials from Norfolk
Wild Elderflower
Redcurrant and Grapefruit
Strawberry and Lime
Rhubarb,orange and Ginger
Raspberry
Tomato cocktail, worcester, tabasco and celery

Winter warmers

Spiked and spiced Apple cider
Winter pimms
Mulled Wine with cherry brandy


∼ STARTERS ∼


Duck liver parfait with warm brioche

Red onion marmalade

 

Medley of Crayfish and prawns

Brandy and cream

Puff pastry case

 

Antipasti of Italian cold meats

Capers, olives pericino peppers

 

Warm prawn and mascarpone tart

Endive salad

 

Salad of caramelized pears, blue cheese and hazelnuts

Raspberry and walnut vinaigrette

 

Potted Crab and brown shrimps

Rocket. Endive and sapphire salad

Sour dough Melba

 

Salad of smoked duck cranberries and pecan nuts

Fig and watercress salad

 

Salad of pigeon, beetroot, pear

Crispy pancetta

Baby mushrooms with tapenade

Garlic croutes

 

Scallops with chorizo

Salad of baby leeks / summer pea puree

 

Duck salad with beetroot and pomegranate

Panzanella salad with anchovies

 

Bayonne Ham
Figs and watercress salad

 

Prawn and crab cocktail [Served in cocktail glasses]

 

Maranda tomato tart
Blue viney
Baby basil

 

Smoked salmon and trout rillettes
Celeriac Remoulade

 

Selection of yummy soups

 

Fresh Asparagus with Hollandaise
Crispy Pancetta


∼ MAIN COURSES ∼


Medallions of stuffed Chicken
Sun blushed tomato and white wine jus

Chicken stuffed with mozzarella
Wrapped in Parma ham
Fig and redcurrant jam

Joints of stuffed leg of lamb/pork
Seasonal gravy
[Served at the table]

Rack of welsh lamb with Rosemary
Masala and rowanberry jus
Daube of Beef
With a wild Mushroom and damson jus

Fillet of Beef
Roasted Mediterranean vegetables
Seared Duck breasts
Wilted red onions and juniper berries
Cassis jus

Escalope of Kentish Pork
Mustard, calvados and cream
Fillet of Beef with fresh asparagus
Chive Hollandaise

Fillet of Beef
Brandy and mustard jus

 

MENUS INCLUDE BASKETS OF FRESHLY BAKED BREAD, BUTTERS, AND OILS BASALMIC DIPS [SUITED TO THE MENU]

Fillet of Kentish venison
Juniper and sour cherry jus
Pumpkin mash

Fillet of Salmon
Seafood mille feuille

Seared Duck Breasts with Lime, redcurrant and ginger

Herb crusted cod
Lemon and tarragon butter sauce

Kentish Bangers with chive mash
Cider and onion gravy

Towers of Cottage Pie

Fillet of Halibut
Wilted spinach and chard
Citrus beurre anisette
Fillet of Salmon with crushed new potatoes
Caper vinaigrette

Blackened Cod
Japanese cucumber and sesame salad
Stuffed Artichokes

Saffron and butternut squash Risotto

 

ALL 3 COURSE MENUS ARE PRICED INDIVIDUALLY AND INCLUDE A SELECTION OF SEASONAL LOCALLY SOURCED VEGETABLES


BUFFET STYLE MAIN COURSES


Loin of Pork with a duxelles of wild mushrooms

 

Chicken with red wine and shallots and olives

 

Fillet of Pork with apples mustard and calvados

 

Lamb with redcurrants and rosemary

Crabapple jus

 

Casserole of Kentish Beef/ Venison

Glazed shallots and ale jus

 

Fillet of Salmon with a pesto glaze

Hollandaise sauce

 

Thai Chicken or prawn Curry with lime and Coconut

Jasmine and coriander rice

 

Lamb Tagine

Marbled couscous

Seafood Paella

 

Smoked Haddock, Cod king prawn and spinach pie

With quails eggs and a rosti potato topping

 

Vegetarian option

Stuffed Portobello mushrooms with halloumi

Tomato and sweet pepper coulis

 

Asparagus and Parmesan Risotto

 

ALL 3 COURSE MENUS ARE PRICED INDIVIDUALLY AND INCLUDE A SELECTION OF SEASONAL LOCALLY SOURCED VEGETABLES

 

MENUS INCLUDE BASKETS OF FRESHLY BAKED BREAD, BUTTERS, AND OILS BALSAMIC DIPS [SUITED TO THE MENU]

 

FRESHLY BREWED COFFEE, TEA AND  HERBAL INFUSIONS

 

SPECIAL SELECTION OF AFTER DINNER YUMMY CHOCOLATES


PUDDINGS


Chocolate and Coffee bean Pots

Almond biscuits

 

Lemon cheesecake/Tart

Wild strawberry and elderflower compote

 

Chocolate Truffle slice

Cherry salad sour cream

 

Lemon Posset

Brandy snaps Kentish Berries and clotted cream

 

Pavlovas

Tropical Fruit

Blackcurrant coulis

 

Raspberry and mascarpone Tart

 

“Trio of Puds”

 

Panacotta with Kentish wild berries

Baby almond biscuits

 

Apricot and almond trifle

With biscotti

Wild strawberry and vanilla Roulade

Gooseberry coulis

 

Chocolate and mocha roulade

Kentish Raspberries

Hawkhurst Cherry jam

 

Homemade Ice creams/Sorbets

 

Banoffi Pie

 

French Apple Tart/Treacle Tart

Clotted cream

 

Selections of English/Local Cheeses

 

Breads/rustic crackers/fruit toasts

 

Selection of dates/figs and seasonal fruit

 

FRESHLY BREWED COFFEE, TEA AND HERBAL INFUSIONS

 

SPECIAL SELECTION OF AFTER DINNER YUMMY CHOCOLATES


Some of the above can be altered to suit those with special dietary requirements.  Please do ask.
* Those asterixed are gluten free