Our Food

At Purple Potato our core style of food is modern European using techniques and ideas from many different countries. Provenance is important to us and wherever possible we use locally sourced produce, ensuring quality and freshness.

Our team of talented chefs enjoy using their flair and creativity to deliver delicious and stunning food, whatever your event! Explore more about event catering services provided within and beyond London by clicking here.

Buffet Menu


Menu #A


Roquefort, caramelised onion & potato tart and fresh chives.
Breast of smoked chicken pieces with char-grilled courgettes & red peppers in a parmesan dressing.
Linguini pasta with flaked salmon and dill.
Hot new potatoes with butter and chopped fresh mint and parsley.
Tomato, red onion and basil salad.

Menu #B


Mediterranean vegetable tart with ricotta cheese.
Flaked salmon trout, new potato herb salad with French beans & shelled broad beans.
Duck with pak choi & noodles.
Green leaf salad with home-made croutons, Parmesan shavings and a mustard vinaigrette.
Roasted vegetables with salsa verde.
Cous Cous salad with apricots, sultanas, chopped fresh mint & parsley.

Pudding (choices)


*One choice included in the price with menus A&B
Raspberry and redcurrant pavlova.
Chocolate and pear tart.
Orange creme brulee.
Creamy rice pudding with plum compote and praline ice-cream.
Tarte tatin and chantilly cream.
Sherry trifle served in an old fashioned whiskey glass.

Dinner Menu


Menu #A


Purple potato’s own cured salmon (or gin & juniper cured or Gravadlax or smoked, all own cured) Cucumber, capers & mustard dressing.
Duck breast with Burgundy sauce, caremelised shallots, celeriac puree and sautéed potatoes.
Lemon tart with thick cream & raspberries.

Menu #B


Grilled goats cheese salad with char – grilled red & yellow peppers, slow roasted tomatoes & balsamic dressing.
Rack of lamb with a fresh herb crust, served on a casserole of white beans.

Wilted baby spinach.
Passion fruit & orange tart with mascarpone.

Menu #C


Seared scallops with crispy pancetta & sage, served on a bed of seasonal leaves dressed with lemon & olive oil
Fillet of beef with wild mushrooms & Marsala gravy, gratin of potato & celeriac with parmesan & fresh time, Savoy cabbage & bacon
Individual Meringues filled with lemon curd cream, strawberries & passion fruit

Canape Party Menu


A Canape Party


Sausage and silky mash with shallot gravy served in Chinese spoon.

White crabmeat croustade with mango salsa.

Pecorino shortbread with roast red pepper, creamed mozzarella and pesto.

Pulled pork burger, pickled vegetables and sweet chilli sauce.

Southern fried buttermilk chicken and fries.

Croque Monsieur of bresaola, gruyere and Dijon mustard.

Fried tiger tail prawns with tamarind dipping sauce.

Courgette and halloumi fritters with roasted pepper salsa.

Spicy onion & chickpea bhajis with a coriander yoghurt dip.

Roast parsnip, mushroom and truffle tartlet.

Bowl food menu

Bowl foods are individual, hand crafted & beautifully presented “mini meals” that are served in small bowls complete with a fork for your guests to be able to eat whilst sitting or standing.

Meat


Braised beef short ribs, colcannon mash & house made pickle.
Grilled corn fed chicken, Asian coleslaw with a lime & peanut dressing.
Slow roasted shoulder of lamb, saffron couscous & baba ganoush.
Hot & sour Thai beef salad, cucumber, mint & chilli.
The-ultimate cottage pie.

Fish


Roasted sea trout, spring onion pomme puree & lemongrass veloute.
Fillet of sea bass, crushed lyonnaise potatoes & lemon velouté.
Seared tuna on wilted Nicoise salad.
Red mullet, ratatouille & sautéed new potatoes.
Purple Potato fish & chips.

Vegetarian


Butternut squash & amaretti risotto.
Grilled pear, blue cheese & endive salad.
House made gnocchi with artichoke veloute.
Thai red vegetable curry.