Sample menus

This is only a taster so if theres nothing you fancy then let us know. We would be only too happy to source and cost your suggestions.

Canapes, soups, starters and grazing platters

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Canapes

Great little nibbles which are perfect to serve with fizz:

- Roast smoked salmon with horseradish, dill and lemon on wholemeal bread

- Loch Tay smoked salmon and cream cheese served on brioche

- Mix of mini sausages – pork, venison, beef and vegetarian

- Parfait of chicken livers with apple chutney

- Wild mountain haggis bon-bons

- Meat balls with tomato and flat parsley

- Duck spring rolls with plum dip

- Savoury scone with cherry tomato salsa

- Falafels with yoghurt dip

- Plum tomato and basil crostini

- Goats cheese with spiced red onions on mini oatcakes

- Filo purse of mushrooms in a white wine cream

-  Fresh fruit kebabs

- Strathearn cheese, roasted tomatoes and beetroot bruschetta

- Red onion and sweet potato bhaji’s with mango chutney

- Hummus on toast with vine tomatoes

- Cheese and chive puffs (mini choux buns)

-  Mature cheddar and red onion tartlets

Soups

Our famous soups are perfect with our freshly baked bread or a savoury scone:

- Tomato and basil soup served with cheese croutons

- Carrot, orange, coriander and honey soup

- Spiced parsnip and apple

- Spiced lentil, tomato and bacon

- Scotch broth

- Lentil and vegetable

- Rich onion with croutons

- Butternut squash and sweet potato

- Garden pea and mint

- Cream of cauliflower and cheese

- Leek and potato

- Chicken broth

- Cullen skink

- Cream of mushroom with brandy

Starters

 Beautifully plated and served at the table:

- Fresh fruit and Galia melon with orange and grapefruit sorbets

- Roast smoked salmon with horseradish, orange and tomato dressing

- Roasted pancetta, asparagus and Scottish brie salad

- Terrine of chicken layered with peppers and sunblushed tomatoes

- Tobermory cheddar cheese tart and beetroot relish

- Salad of roasted peppers, plum tomatoes, garden herbs and shaved parmesan

- Tobermory cheddar tart with plum tomato salsa

- Crispy fishcakes with green bean and mayo salad

Grazing platters

Family style sharing plate with choices from the following:

- Smoked salmon, Roast smoked salmon or Gravlax

- King prawns with dipping mayo

- Farmhouse pate

- Venison or pork terrine

- Scottish brie

- Perthshire mature cheddar

- Sweet peppers, cream cheese and olives

- Fresh fruit

- Mixed charcuterie

- Tossed salad leaves from the Croft’s garden

- Wholemeal bread or oatcakes

Mains,Buffets and spit roasts

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Meat & Fish based mains

- Fillet of salmon with and oatmeal and herb crust and grain mustard cream

- Baked fillet of cod with a parmesan, herb and lemon crust and tomato sauce

- Fillet of salmon in filo pastry with dill and orange

- Loin of pork with crackling, sage and onion and baked cider apples

- Fillet of Strathearn lamb with thyme and mushrooms baked in pastry

- Leg of lamb with mint sauce and stuffing

- Sirloin of Angus beef with red wine gravy and Yorkshire pudding

- Breast of Guinea Fowl with apples, shallots and calvados gravy

- Supreme of chicken with lemon and tarragon baked under trellis pastry 

Vegetarian mains

 - Mixed bean, leek and mushroom pie topped with crispy potato and turnip

- Moussaka of aubergine and broccoli

- Savoury quiche of courgette, carrot and parsley

- Baked cannelloni with ricotta, butternut squash, leeks and tomatoes

- Tagine of sweet potato, cauliflower, lentils and lemon

- Coulibiac – Flaky pastry filled with cabbage, herbs, mushrooms, egg and rice

- Butterbean, chickpea, potato and mint pea curry

- Roasted red peppers with feta cheese and cous cous

- Tartlet of roasted tomatoes, leeks, onions with a ragu of mushrooms

- Broccoli, leek, tomato and cheddar strudel

- Tart of Scottish brie, leeks, tomatoes and mushrooms

- Tagine of butternut squash, shallots and sweet potato

Buffet options

- Baked fillet of salmon with dill and lemon

- Lightly spiced free range chicken with coriander

- Breast of chicken with sunblushed tomatoes, bacon and basil

- Roast chicken with peppers and chorizo

- Roast loin of pork with apple and sage stuffing

- Roast lamb and savoury stuffing

- Slow cooked Highland beef casserole with shallots and thyme

- Haunch of venison casserole in a reduced red currant gravy

- Honey glazed gammon

Spit roasts

We can work alongside Spit Roast suppliers to provide hot and / or cold accompaniments (depending on the time of year). Spit roasts are usually booked and paid for directly with the supplier and in our experience,  they start around £700 for a hog size to feed 100 guests. 

Accompaniments  - For buffets and spit roasts.

For spit roasts the following 4 items come as standard

- Savoury sage and apple stuffing

- Cider and onion gravy

- New potatoes

- Roasted seasonal vegetables with honey and rosemary

Accompaniments

- Slow cooked red cabbage

- Roasted peppers and aubergines

- Creamy cauliflower cheese

- Baked tomatoes and mushrooms

- Spring cabbage with mint

- Roasted parsnips and carrots

- Stuffed tomatoes

- Mushroom and roasted pepper vinaigrette

- Lemon and pepper cous cous

- Green bean and mixed bean salad

- Chic pea, mint and feta salad

- Plum tomato and basil salad

- Mixed tossed salad leaves with garden herbs

- Lightly spiced celeriac, carrot and sultana salad

- Water melon, red onion and olive salad

 Canape's, starters, main courses, spit roast accompaniments, desserts and evening suppers. We can also provide breakfasts, lunches, afternoon teas and dinners. caterer

desserts

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Most of our desserts also come with the option to be made into a trio of mini desserts! They can be served with ice cream, cream or custard and if you want to be a little different we have a Vintage Ice Cream Tricycle - perfect to serve from or have your photo's taken!

- Pastry basket of poached pear 

- Local raspberry cranachan with Famous Grouse liqueur

- Summer pudding of Perthshire berries with raspberry sauce

- Rich chocolate, orange and ginger tart 

- Apple, sultana and calvados brandy pie 

- Warm lemon tart 

- Sticky toffee pudding

- Plum and cinnamon crumble

- Fresh cream Pavlova – with a fruit of your choice

- Raspberry and white chocolate cheesecake

- Perthshire berry cheesecake

- Fresh fruit salad

- Scottish cheeses and oatcakes

Announce coming events

Having a big sale, on-site celebrity, or other event? Be sure to announce it so everybody knows and gets excited about it.

Evening suppers

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Most meat based Suppers also have a vegetarian alternative

 - Stovies

- Haggis, neeps and tatties

- Macaroni and creamy cheese (with toppings)

- Mini pies – Chicken and leek

- Beef, ale and black pepper

- Venison

- Butternut squash with leeks and tomato

- Chilli and rice

- Curry and nan

- Mixed French bread pizzas

- Rustic bacon rolls

- Link or lorne sausage filled rolls

- Mini burgers with tomato relish

- Toasted cheese rolls

- Soup and sandwiches