Feeling Peckish?

We’ve just received our finalised menu from our wonderful caterer, Cathy from Wrightons and are about to pay the 20% deposit on our wedding breakfast meal.

Here is menu with random associated images found on google. What do you think?


Apple and Wensleydale Pate with melba points, accompanied by mixed leaves, walnut oil and red onion marmalade.



Palette Cleanser

Blackcurrant and Creme de Cassis Sorbet


Main Meal

Confit of Duck or A Troop of Mushrooms and Walnut Wellingtons


complimented by a Sauce of Port, Redcurrant and Oranges


Baby Potatoes with Butter and Fragrant Rosemary


Garden Peas and Assorted Caramelised Root Vegetables



Wedding Cake


Coffee and Tea with after dinner mints


I’m more than happy with this menu – and also with Wrightons. We seem to be getting an awful lot for our money, whilst other caterers couldn’t manage half so much for the same price – not after the word “wedding” at least!

Wrightons is a family butcher in Oxfordshire who do catering events, run by the amazing Cathy. Unlike all other caterers we spoke to (!) Cathy is enthusiastic about food, and has lots of ideas.

She is very enthusiastic about food, and has lots of ideas. When we told other caterers our starter and sorbet ideas they didn’t seem keen. When I explained that we wanted the main meat and vegetarian dishes thematically similar, they responded dubiously and tried to explain that what we’re imagining isn’t a very good idea and that we’ve misunderstood the catering business. Cathy, however, was not only happy to take this on board – she got excited! And started coming up with menu plan and sound advice!

We had a call with her last week to discuss our menu, and she also explained how we should get everything ready for the tables and give her a clear plan so that she could arrange everything to be set up for us – declaring it was her job to make sure everything went smoothly for us on the day. Just… wow! Not having a hotel or a package deal or wedding planner or anything, I really felt we had to do everything ourselves, and designate ushers to move every detail of decorations about, et cetera, and now, one phone call later, everything is so, so much easier…


From the Wrightons website:

We are pleased to be able to offer you a wide selection of menus for your function,
For more details please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Every menu is personalised to your requirements and we carry out the preparation with as much care as you would yourself for a special occasion.
We are fully HACCP aware and have food hygiene certificates in abundance
Cathy spent two years at catering college and, although that was some time ago, now the phrase “quality ingredients prepared with care and attention will produce quality dishes” has never been forgotten.
We do not stint on quality or quantity but we do believe in value for money.
Why not give us a call?


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