Christmas

CHRISTMAS DAY

£74.95

To awaken your taste buds

Spiced roasted parsnip soup sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds

Pan fried sea bass with ginger, chilli & spring onions served with a sweet red pepper puree (G)

Slowed roasted pig cheeks served in a port & thyme jus with smoked streaky bacon, baby onions & a crackling crumb

Mozzarella, pesto & sun blushed tomato puff pastry tart with avocado salad

Pause in anticipation

Refreshing kiwi sorbet (G)

The main event

The White Bear’s festive platter of roast turkey & honey roast ham, chestnut stuffing, chipolatas wrapped in bacon, roast potatoes, roast parsnips & cranberry sauce (G optional)

Pan fried duck breast served with fondant potato, buttered baby vegetables & a brandy &                         cherry jus (G optional)

Red wine poached halibut with parmentier potatoes, kale & bacon with a chive & shallot butter (G)

Moroccan M’hanncha crispy light filo pastry filled with lightly spiced butternut squash, pearl barley & dried apricots served with a rich spiced tomato sauce

And now for dessert

Homemade Christmas pudding with lashings of rich brandy custard (G optional)

Honey & hazelnut sponge served with a stem ginger cream

Coconut crème caramel with lime zest & homemade shortbread biscuit (G optional)

Cheese & biscuit platter

To Finish

               Freshly brewed coffee & Mince Pies (G optional)

 

G – Gluten free                                                                                                                                                                                     G Optional – Can be made gluten free                                                                                                                                                                         

 

 

 

NEW YEARS EVE

£49.95

Starters

Red lentil, sweet potato & coconut soup topped with croutons & coriander

Honey glazed duck breast with sloe gin poached pear, buttered fine beans & toasted hazlenuts (G)

Pan fried king scallops with parsnip puree, pancetta crumb & dressed watercress

Halloumi salad with chargrilled red chicory, mange tout & red chillis (G)

Mains

Herb crusted lamb rump served with hassel back potato, cauliflower puree, tender stem broccoli & red wine jus

Pan seared chalk stream trout with Parisian potatoes, rich ratatouille & buttered mange tout (G)

Duo of pork belly and fillet of pork served with dauphinoise potatoes crispy black pudding braised red cabbage & apple sauce

Yorkshire blue cheese & leek tart served with spinach, gnocchi, pine nuts & beetroot puree

Desserts

Mixed berry mousse topped with a blackcurrant jelly served on a chocolate sponge base with clotted cream

New York baked cheese cake served with homemade raspberry sorbet

Coffee & caramel panna cotta with a walnut & almond praline (G)

Cheese & biscuits platter

To Finish

Freshly Brewed Coffee & Mince Pies (G optional)

 

Please state on your pre order any dietary options requested

 

G – Gluten free                                                                                                                                                                                        G Optional – Can be made gluten free                                                                                                                                                                        

 

 

 

CHRISTMAS FAYRE MENU

£19.95 2 courses

£24.95 3 courses

To start

Roasted pumpkin soup topped with blue cheese & pine nuts

Pork belly, chicken liver, chestnut & cranberry terrine wrapped in a lightly smoked streaky bacon served with piccalilli & croutes

Blueberry, gin & dill cured salmon with a rocket & shallot salad (G)

Threeway beetroot, jelly, puree & sliced served with grilled goats cheese, walnuts & dressed watercress (G)

Main course

Traditional roast local turkey, chestnut stuffing, pigs in blankets, roast potatoes & seasonal

vegetables (G optional)

Pan seared cod loin served with shallot & chive crusted new potatoes & a chorizo & basil white wine cream sauce

Daube of beef served with mashed potato, sautéed silver skin onions, pancetta & button

Mushrooms (G optional)

Vegetable wellington served with a thyme rosti & honey glazed chantenay carrots

Desserts

Traditional Christmas pudding with homemade brandy sauce (G optional)

Apple, pecan & cinnamon strudel served with ice cream or custard

       Chocolate, cardomon & hazelnut torte with crème fresh

               Passion fruit & lemon steamed pudding served with pouring cream

  To Finish          

              Tea or Coffee & Mince Pies (G optional)