Personal Event Catering

We have successfully delivered many events over the last few years. Catering for engagement parties in gardens and stately homes to birthday parties in private houses and a couple on ocean going boats ! Anything is possible with any age, size of party and location taken care of.

We are experts at providing catering for dinner parties – either served at the location of your choice or prepped and delivered for your convenience.

Our pop up supper clubs are a sell out success and we are repeating these on a monthly basis , our last one featured Lebanese and Persian food, it was fantastic to try out these new dishes and keep it all locally sourced. Join our newsletter and we can let you know about the next event.

At Purple Plum, every ingredient is meticulously sourced, impeccably prepared and imaginatively combined to create unique and ever-changing seasonal menus. We cater for buffets, canapes, light lunches and formal dining – carefully tailored to match the style of your event. Whether it’s business or pleasure, we can offer a fully bespoke service including crockery hire, staff and wines.

Sample Menus

Private Dining Menu

Creamy Smoked Cromer Crab Pate, watercress salad, Caraway Rye Bread.

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Warm Caramelized Onion Tart on a Rocket Salad

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Watercress, Pear, Stilton and Walnut Salad, with a Honey and oil Dressing.

Main:

Shoulder of Lamb on seasonal Vegetables, Roasted new potatoes and a Red Wine Jus

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Ratatouille and Mascarpone Lasagna, Freshly Baked Focaccia, Wild Leaf Salad.

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Salmon with Herb Crust, Sautéed New Potatoes, Chorizo and Courgettes.

 

Puddings:

Tarte Citron with a Light Vanilla Cream

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Warm Chocolate Brownies and Vanilla Ice Cream

Canape Menu

Locally made sausages in a honey mustard dressing
Mini chorizo and manchego pizzas
Blinis with smoked salmon, a lemon cream cheese with dill
Fresh marinated feta with mint and cherry tomato on a skewer
Crostini with roasted squash, cream cheese and toasted hazelnuts
Palmiers with tapenade
and Parmesan
Butternut squash and sesame seed nibbles
Goat cheese squares on sourdough
with chili jam
Homemade cheese thins with Brie and sweet chutney
Mini vegetable frittata
Prosciutto wrapped around apricots
Spiced pork crackling
Skewered Carpaccio of beef drizzled with herb oil
Figs with goats cheese and pistachio and drizzled with honey
Polenta and fig bites
Broad bean ricotta and mint bruschetta
Baby smoked salmon potato cakes
Mango chicken skewers with basil raita
Chorizo with lemon on skewers
Fava bean crostini

How many?

Pre lunch or dinner 4-5 per guest

Drinks party (2-3 hours) 10 per guest

Canape only party 12-14 per guest

 

Gluten & Wheat Free Menu

Continental inspired mezze platters and charcuterie boards.

Spring fillet of Lamb marinated in Persian spices with fresh parsley, mint and a ginger and rose petal jelly.

Wood-roasted butternut squash and saffron risotto balls with a homemade rocket pesto.

Slow-cooked aubergine yoghurt salad with paprika, pine nuts with marinated olives and toasted bread.

Wood-roasted amaretto peaches with a lavender and honeycomb ice cream and a pistachio biscotti.

Rhubarb and stem ginger crumble with a sloe gin and pink peppercorn mascarpone.

Vegetarian/Vegan

Homemade vegetable tart with peppers, feta and rocket

Salads;
Puy lentil salad with capers and roasted vegetable and lime dressing
Fresh potato salad with homemade mayonnaise and chives
Tomato, basil and mozzarella salad
Couscous salad with roasted vegetables, cashews and a parsley and olive oil dressing.
Fresh green leaf salad
Roasted potatoes with pepper, garlic and creamy tahini sauce
Apple and tomato panzanella
Peperonata and Puy lentil salad
Chicken pea and carrot tagine
Aubergine and courgette salad with Apricot and tahini dressing
Sweet potato rolls
Baked falafel
Warm Cauliflower, pepper and caper salad
Sweet potato and spinach curry

Dessert (choice from or pick your own)
Gooseberry and elderflower sponge pudding
Chocolate brownies (vegan)
Apple crumbles


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