Our festival and public event menu changes regularly according to what’s in season, where we are and what’s really tasty. For wedding catering, corporate catering and other private events you can see a large selection of our most popular dishes detailed below. The lists are not exhaustive and we are always happy to work with you to come up with the menu or dishes you really want at your event. Just click the tabs below for a sample of some of our dishes to whet your appetite… Om Nom Nom!
- The Seafood
- The Pork
- Vegetarian and Vegan
- Pintxo, Starters and Canapés
- Cheese, Charcuterie and Grazing Boards
Our breakfasts and brunches are always locally sourced, freshly prepared and delicious. We can provide breakfasts and brunches for events, parties, corporate/business meetings and weddings, there is nothing better than waking up to a Shellfish Pig after a good old knees up! This list isn’t exhaustive so if you fancy something not mentioned, try us, we probably fancy it too!
The Shellfish Pig - Smoked Primrose Herd bacon and their Award Winning Pork Sausage, served with a Local Free Range Egg in a Baker Tom Brioche Roll.
Bacon Roll – Smoked Primrose Herd Bacon in a Baker Tom Brioche Roll.
Sausage Roll – Award Winning Primrose Herd pork sausage in a Baker Tom Brioche Roll.
The Monte Cristo – Baker Tom Brioche Dipped in a Spiced Egg Mix and Fried, then filled with Local Cheese and Smoked Bacon.
Eggs & Avocado – Cornish Poached or Scrambled Eggs, Crushed Avocado, Seared Asparagus, Buttered Mushrooms & Slow Roasted Tomatoes. A Delicious Healthy Veggie breakfast or Brunch.
Kedgeree – Smoked Cornish Haddock, our kedgeree spice blend mixed with rice, spinach and spring onions. Topped with soft boiled eggs, smoked chilli flakes and harissa yoghurt.
Smoked Salmon Bagel – Oak Smoked Salmon, cream cheese, fresh dill, capers & lemon juice served between a lovely bagel.
Frittatas – We love frittatas and can make them with all kinds of delicious fillings, served hot or cold. Ask us for more information.
Olfactory Filter Coffee - £2 (roasted and ground in our hometown of Penryn)
Smugglers brew – Cornish Tea - £2
Cornish Orchards bottled juices - £2.50
Cans – Ginger Beer, Cawston Press, Coke etc - £1
All of our seafood is sourced via our wonderful local fishmongers Seabourne of Penryn. It is primarily landed in Newlyn, Mylor or Falmouth from day boats. We work alongside and were among the founding members of The Cornwall Good Seafood Guide to ensure sustainability within our dishes. We believe Cornish seafood is among the best in the world and love to showcase it in our dishes. Seasonality and weather conditions can affect price and availability.
Killer Crab Sandwich – Fresh White Cornish Crab Meat Bound in our Homemade Citrus & Lavender mayonnaise. Served in a Baker Tom Roll with sides of roasted garlic & apple slaw and balsamic dressed leaves.
Line Caught Cornish Smoked Haddock Chowder - (Add smoked Primrose Herd bacon if you like!) Made using our own fish stock and with Plenty of Leeks, new potatoes & Herbs from Our Allotment. Served with Fresh Baker Tom Bread.
Hake & Seaweed Chowder – Fresh Cornish Hake, mixed Cornish sea greens, herbs, new potatoes and leeks along with our homemade fish stock and plenty of cream make up this delicious chowder. Served with fresh Baker Tom bread.
Spicy Crab Tacos – Fresh White Cornish Crab meat with Mixed Peppers, Roasted Jalapeños Mint & Lime. Served on Soft Corn Tortillas with sides of our Cornish Heritage Tomato & Radish Salsa and Lime Guacamole, topped with Fresh Lime, Soured cream and Citrus Pickled Red Onions.
Cioppino (Portugese fish/shellfish stew) – Made using fresh plum tomatoes, lots of fresh fennel, tarragon and saffron and can include your choice of seafood. Served with Baker Tom Bread.
Scallops - charge per Scallop – Fresh, Cornish and sustainably sourced we can serve them in numerous ways from seared with lime to marinated Moroccan.
Scallipops – 2 fresh Cornish Scallops and 3 pieces of Cured Primrose Herd Chorizo Sausage in our lime, honey & fennel glaze. Seared and served on a wooden skewer! Like a lollipop, but better!
Shellfish platters – Ask for Prices – Oysters, Mussels, Lobster, Spider and Brown Crabs, Scallops, Cockles and even limpets – we will do our best to make anything possible so let us know if you want a true shellfish feast!
Lobster Mac n Cheese - We use fresh Cornish lobster meat and cook the pasta in a stock made from their shells. Our cheese sauce includes gruyere, parmesan and cheddar cheeses. Topped with a cheese & focaccia crumb and truffle oil. Served with balsamic glazed leaves & Baker Tom focaccia bread.
Mussels – Ask for pricing and availability. Fresh Cornish Mussels: With Spicy Thai, Bloody Mary or Chorizo and Red Wine sauces. Plenty of Baker Tom’s Bread Required!
Mackerel Roll - Line Caught Cornish Mackerel Fillet Seared in Cornish Seaweed Butter & Lime. Served in a Baker Tom Roll with Horseradish Cream, Balsamic Beetroot and Lizard Leaves. We like it served with Spicy Smoked Bacon Potato Salad and some Balsamic Dressed Leaves.
Smoked Mackerel Pate - Our smoked mackerel pate is made using locally smoked fresh Cornish Mackerel with plenty of horseradish and lime. Served with more than enough Baker Tom Bread, homemade relish and balsamic glazed leaves.
Thai Seafood Curry - Made from Scratch with Fresh Crevettes or Fresh Cornish Fish. We make our Thai Curries using Kafir, Fenugreek, Root Ginger, Coriander, Lime, Garlic and Lemongrass. Served with Fluffy Coconut Rice and Thai Crackers.
Crab Nachos - Fresh White Cornish Crab meat mixed with a little parmesan and truffle oil. Served on corn tortilla crisps with guacamole, charred pickled jalapenos, soured cream, salsa and a sprinkling of gruyere cheese.
Cornish Sardines – 2 fresh Cornish sardines, griddled & charred with plenty of lemon juice
All of our pork comes from the incredible Primrose Herd. Cornish and outdoor reared by a lovely family based 8 miles from our home in Penryn. They genuinely love their pigs, we’ve never tasted better pork in the UK than Primrose Herds’!
Smoked Pulled Pork – 12 Hour Cold Smoked, 8 Hour Slow Cooked Pulled Primrose Herd Pork in our Cornish Rattler, Maple & Fennel Glaze. Served in a Baker Tom Brioche Roll with Local Cheese, Sweet Pickle and a Garlic-Pepper Crackling Stick. Served with Sides of our Roasted Garlic & Apple Slaw and Balsamic Glazed Leaves. Often served as a handheld roll without the sides as evening food!
Pork Cheek & Chorizo Chilli – Slow Cooked Primrose Herd Pork Cheek, Chorizo and Butterbean Chilli. Tender & delicious, served piled high on turmeric rice and topped with Cheddar Cheese, soured cream and crushed tortilla chips.
Jerk Smoked Primrose Herd Pork Tenderloin – Cold Smoked Medallions of Delicious Pork Tenderloin are Marinated in our Revolver Rum (Check these guys out their Rum is Cornish & very good!) and then Flash Fried on the Griddle. Served with more Jerk Sauce, Rum Caramelised Pineapple and Local Rocket in a Soft Baker Tom Roll. Served with a Tortilla Basket Filled with Sweet Potato & Pineapple Salsa and Balsamic Glazed Leaves.
Slow Braised Pork Cheek Flatbreads - Primrose Herd Pork Cheeks; Slow Braised in Blood Orange, Apples, Honey & Fresh Chilli until tender, rich and delicious. Served on a Fresh Da Bara Bakery Flatbread and Topped with Our Spicy Lime Guacamole, Home Citrus Pickled Red Onions and our Cornish Apple Juice and Lime Jellies.
Korean Chilli Pork - Primrose Herd Smoked Pork fillet, thinly sliced and marinated in our Gochujang based Korean Sauce. Flash Fried and Served in Crisp Iceberg Lettuce Cups with our Homemade Kimchi, sweet & Sour Pickles and Sesame Rice.
Slow Cooked Primrose Herd Pork Shoulder Casserole - Started off with our homemade pork stock and plenty of red wine. Made with Seasonal Root Vegetables, homemade Herby Dumplings and Crusty Baker Tom Bread.
Harissa Chorizo Roll - Whole seared Primrose herd chorizo sausage topped with our homemade harissa sauce, cheese and fried peppers. Served in a baker Tom brioche roll with sides of roasted garlic and apple slaw & balsamic leaves.
Slow Roasted Sticky Primrose Herd Pork Ribs - (maximum numbers may apply) Cooked so the delicious meat falls off the bone! Marinated and Basted in our Secret Sticky Sauce and Served alone or With Sides (We can Finish these off over an open fire if you have one at your event!).
Pork Nachos - Tortilla Chips Topped with our delicious Slow Cooked Chilli or Mexican spiced Smoked Pulled Pork then finished with the homemade, delicious essentials: Cheddar Cheese, Soured Cream, Spicy Tomato Salsa, Pickled Jalapenos and homemade Guacamole.
The Hot Dog - Extra long award winning Primrose Herd pork sausage in a Baker Tom hot dog roll. Topped with crispy bacon, American mustard and pickled jalapenos.
The Burger - Hand pressed Primrose herd pork and apple burger. Topped with homemade bacon jam, fried onions, smoked jack cheese and American mustard.
Whilst we do specialise in and love seafood and pork, we have a real passion for vegetarian food and our sides! Nick spent a year living in Vancouver working as a Chef in a Vegan/Raw Food Restaurant so we want our vegetarian and vegan offerings to be as fresh and delicious as everything else we do! Along with what is listed below we can adapt a lot of our pork and seafood dishes to make the vegetarian or vegan friendly, often using tofu, tempeh or lovely fresh veg as the alternative.
Mushroom & Halloumi – Tarragon Buttered Portobello Mushrooms and Seared Halloumi Cheese. Served in a Baker Tom Brioche Roll. Great with sides of Roasted Garlic & Apple Slaw and Balsamic Glazed Leaves. Vegan slaw & cheese available as substitute to make the dish vegan.
Vegan Smoked Tofu Tacos – Delicious tofu smoked by our friends at The Smoked Vegan and served warm in soft Corn Tortillas with a Crisp slaw, Vegan Chipotle Mayo, Guacamole and Heritage Tomato & Radish Salsa.
Roasted Sweet Potato Chilli - Slow roasted sweet potatoes, chilli, seasonal vegetables and mixed beans make up our delicious veggie chilli. Served piled high on turmeric rice and topped with cheddar & soured cream (or without if vegan)
Veggie/vegan Nachos - Tortilla chips topped with our slow roasted sweet potato chilli or Mexican spiced roasted vegetables, guacamole, cheddar (vegan available), pickled jalapenos and spicy tomato salsa.
Truffle Mac n Cheese – Made with gruyere, cheddar and parmesan, plenty of truffle oil, white wine and herbs. Topped with focaccia & cheese crumb and served with balsamic glazed leaves & Baker Tom focaccia bread.
Our sides are important to us and never an after thought. Most of our main dishes are detailed and costed with the sides we believe go nicely with them to complete the meal but if you want to chop and change or even add more in to your menu then feast your eyes on the list below, and let us know!
Roasted Garlic & Apple Slaw
Balsamic Glazed Cornish Leaves
Crispy Roasted Rosemary and Garlic Potatoes
Smoked Bacon & Pepper Potato Salad
Smoky Roasted Pepper & Potato Salad
Roasted Fennel & Beetroot Salad
Collared Greens with smoked pancetta- (Can be served with no pancetta)
Real Deal Greek Salad
Primrose Herd Sausage Wrapped in Candied Bacon
Jewelled Tabbouleh Rice
Truffle mac n Cheese
Twice Baked Sweet Potato Wedges topped with chives and soured cream (Can be served with smoked chopped bacon)
Smokey Campfire Nduja Beans
Griddle, thyme buttered corn on the cob
Our delicious Kimchi
For those looking for something unique, delicious and fun, look no further than our Pintxo Parties. You can find out more about Pintxo and our Pintxo Parties by clicking here. We have hundreds of tasty small dishes up our sleeves and we present them all beautifully complete with the Pintxo (a fancy cocktail stick, but that doesn’t sound as good so we’ll stick with Pintxo!) on the front of our van. Help yourself to what you want and pay by the number of Pintxo on your plate.
We can work this to suit your requirements - canapés, main meal, late night snacks etc. Drop us a line to find out more! Most of the dishes below can be served as Canapés, slightly larger as Pintxo or larger again for starter size.
Mini Scallipops - 1 Cornish scallop & 1 large piece of Chorizo sausage in our lime, honey & fennel glaze. Seared & served on a wooden skewer.
Smoked Pulled Pork Sliders - Primrose Herd smoked pulled pork with cheese & sweet pickle in a Baker Tom Brioche slider roll.
Cornish Chorizo & heritage tomato Bruschetta
Cornish Crab Bruschetta
Heritage tomato, basil & balsamic bruschetta
Slow roasted cherry tomatoes, sweet peppers & basil
Duchy Charcuterie Nduja and Pea shoots
All bruschetta served on garlic brushed Baker Tom ciabatta slices
Fresh White Cornish Crab Meat Sliders
Marinated Olives & Cornish Feta
Crispy Aubergine & Cornish Honey
Primrose Herd Chorizo Poached in Cornish Orchards Cider
Balsamic Roasted Allotment Beetroot & Cornish Goats Cheese
Primrose Herd Sausage Wrapped in Candied Smoked Bacon
Asparagus, Parmesan, Lemon
Griddled Harrissa Courgette or Aubergine skewers
Smoked Cornish Mackerel Pate – Served on Baker Tom Ciabatta
Anchovies & Slow roasted sweet Pepper – Served on a slice of ciabatta
Manchego Cheese & Quince Jelly – Served on a slice of ciabatta
We can offer a wide range of vibrant and delicious boards and platters which can be served as canapes, starters, main meals or as the evening food for your guests to graze on into the early hours. Let us know if you are interested in these boards and platters and give us an idea of your budget per person and we can send you some tasty ideas!
We source all our cured meats from the Award Winning Duchy Charcuterie
We source all our cheeses from the Award Winning Cornish cheesemakers Curds & Croust or other high quality Cornish cheesemakers. The Curds & Croust range includes: Miss Wenna (Cornish Brie), Boy Laity (Cornish Camembert), The Truffler (Cornish Truffle Brie), Russet Squire (Cider Washed Cheese), Smokey Duke (Smoked Brie).
We can then add crackers, fresh breads, olive oil & balsamic glaze, olives from The Cornish Olive company, cornichons, homemade relishes, edible flowers, celery, roasted peppers, artichoke hearts and much more into the mix to create your perfect boards
We readily admit to not providing a vast array of dessert food, but what we do offer is delicious!
Da Bara Bakery Chocolate brownies, strawberries and clotted cream
Cornish Cheese Boards
Cornish Macaroons from the Courtyard Deli in Falmouth
Baker Tom Scones, Clotted Cream & Raspberry Jam
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