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New for 2021: Delicious food available to take-away

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Cream Tea Picnic Hampers
From £27 per person (minimum 2 people to share)

Ideal for a special occasion, a present for loved ones or just a treat to yourself, Second-Helpings offers deluxe cream tea takeaways from £27.00 per person (minimum 2 people)

Served in an easy to carry cardboard box, an example of a celebratory deluxe cream tea includes: Two savoury starter nibbles, three assorted finger sandwiches, 2 handmade scones filled with whipped cream and jam and a sweet choice accompanied by a fresh seasonal fruit salad, sparkling mineral water & soft drinks of your choice.

Below are some examples of savoury starters, sandwich fillers and desserts to choose from but if you prefer something different please get in touch to discuss your bespoke tea hamper. This will be lovingly put together to suit the occasion and filled with all your favourite treats.

Greetings cards & messages, small gifts and surprises can also be added to your hamper and local delivery can be arranged. Children’s hampers can also be provided (from £10.50pp).

A minimum of three days’ notice is required and ingredients is subject to availability so please book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

SAVOURIES

Sticky cocktail sausages
Sausage rolls (short crust pastry)
Mini Gruyere & sun blushed tomato quiches (other flavours available)
Parmesan, Sun Blushed Tomato & Rosemary Palmiers
Gruyere Cheese Straws

FINGER SANDWICHES

Select 3 from the following:

Egg Mayonnaise & mustard cress
Cucumber & mint cream cheese
Smoked salmon and lemon cream cheese
Avocado, lettuce & bacon
Mature cheddar & pickle
Ham & wholegrain mustard dressing
Chicken with curried mayonnaise
Dolcelatte or Brie and grapes
Prawn, lettuce & Marie Rose sauce
Rare roast Beef with horseradish sauce

Other fillings made to order in any bread or rolls of your choice

HOMEMADE CLASSIC PLAIN SCONES

Served with jam and cream

SWEET SELECTION

Choose 1 from the following:

Chocolate Brownie Squares
Carrot cake with cream cheese icing slice
Iced Rosemary cake slice
Portuguese Custard tarts
Lemon Meringue Surprise

FRESHLY MADE FRUIT SALAD

Takeaway Picnic Lunches
From £27 per person (minimum 2 people to share)

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Ideal for a family day out visiting local attractions or for a day at the nearby racecourse, these hampers provide good wholesome food at great value. From £27 per person (minimum 2 people) you can choose from a selection of freshly made sandwiches, rolls, quiches and/or salads.

SANDWICH/ROLL FILLINGS

Select from the following:

Egg Mayonnaise & mustard cress
Cucumber & mint cream cheese
Smoked salmon and lemon cream cheese
Avocado, lettuce & bacon
Mature cheddar & pickle
Ham & wholegrain mustard dressing
Chicken with curried mayonnaise
Dolcelatte or Brie and grapes
Prawn, lettuce & Marie Rose sauce
Rare roast Beef with horseradish sauce

Other fillings made to order in any bread or rolls of your choice

QUICHE FLAVOURS

Mediterranean Vegetable
Roasted Tomato, Parmesan & Basil
Smoked Salmon, Dill & Capers
Cheddar & Spring Onion
Gruyere and sun-blushed tomatoes
Butternut Squash, Bacon, Sage & Goat’s Cheese
Asparagus and Shelled Broad Beans

SALADS

Suggested options:

Fennel & Orange (with red onion, rocket, sun blushed tomatoes in an black olive dressing)
Tomato & Carrot Salad with Pine Nuts & Raisons (with tomatoes, chilli & sherry vinegar dressing)
Greek Salad (tomatoes, cucumber, onion & black olives with feta)
Freshly made Coleslaw (with soy toasted pumpkin & sunflowers seed topping)
Baby Potato Salad with herb crème fraiche (with green beans, spring onions & mint/parsley)

DESSERTS

Chocolate Cloud Cake
Lemon Meringue Surprise
Chocolate Brownie Squares
Carrot cake with cream cheese icing slice
Portuguese Custard tarts

Children’s Hampers
From £10.50 each

What’s included:

Favourite sandwich / crisps / carrot & celery sticks / sausages / fruit skewers / sweetie choice & juice. Party hampers can also be provided

Grazing Platters
From £12 per person

Relax with friends or family with a few drinks, perfect for any occasion!

A sharing or grazing platter, beautifully served on trays, can be savoury, fruity, sweet or a mixture of everything.

You can choose from Gruyere Cheese Straws, Sticky Cocktail Sausages, Mini Quiches, Spiced Squash Samosas with yoghurt & harissa dip, Paprika Chicken pieces with Aioli, Roasted Cumin Cashews, Humous and Onion & Chive Dip with Crudities, Mixed Olives, Cheese choices with accompanying biscuits, crisps, grapes, figs, cape gooseberries and to end, some chocolate brownie squares or mini desserts …. endless choices available …..

Savoury Snacks

PIGS IN BLANKETS SAUSAGE ROLLS – £12.00 for 6

Seasoned gourmet sausage meat enhanced with herbs and relish, encased with crispy pancetta then wrapped in short crust pastry brushed with egg wash and sprinkled with cayenne and salt – delicious

ROASTED SQUASH, ROSEMARY & PINE NUT PUFF PASTRY ROLLS – £12.00 for 20

A delicious alternative to a meat sausage roll, roasted butternut squash, sun blushed tomatoes, goats cheese, rosemary & pine nuts wrapped in buttery puff pastry.

GRUYERE CHEESE STRAWS – £10.00 for 20

Melt in the mouth buttery puff pastry layered with gruyere, English mustard powder and nigella seeds – once you’ve tasted these you will NEVER go back to the boxed variety!

HOMEMADE QUICHE – From £16.00

These are a big hit, even with non-quiche lovers!!! No soggy bottom, no claggy thick eggy filling – these are a “must try” and are perfect own their own or coupled with salads or baked potato for a hearty lunch

Most popular flavours:

  • Butternut Squash, Bacon, Sage & Goats Cheese
  • Roasted Tomato, Parmesan & Basil
  • Smoked Salmon, Dill & Capers
  • Cheddar & Spring Onion
  • Gruyere & sun blushed tomatoes

Each quiche measures 30cms and feeds 8 generously.

PARMESAN & ROSEMARY GOUGERES – £10.00 for 30

A French style crispy shelled savoury bite made from choux pastry – perfect accompaniment to bubbles at a party – always met with gasps of delight when eaten!

PARMESAN SHORTBREADS WITH PESTO AND CREAM CHEESE (OR GOATS CHEESE) – £10.00 for 20

These delectable little peppery shortbreads can be topped with any flavour of your choice!

SAVOURY CHEESE SCONES – £10.00 for 16

Enjoy these light, flavoursome savoury scones warmed through, topped with butter and chilli jam

Sweet Delights

GINGERBREAD CHEESECAKE – £18.00

A show stopping dessert, rich, creamy baked cheesecake spiked with seasonal spices and topped with a drizzle of caramel sauce, ginger & chocolate. Serves 8 to 10

CARROT CAKE – £18.00

Super moist sponge lightly spiced with brown sugar & toasted pecans/walnuts with a velvety cream cheese frosting. It’s everybody’s favourite!

BROWNIE SQUARES – £18.00

Baked in a tin foil container so you can cut them as big as you like! Dark, milk & white chocolate ooze together in this moulton decadent sweet treat. (No nuts). Makes 16 squares.

LEMON MERINGUE SUPRISE – £18.00

By far one of our best sellers and everybody asks for the recipe! Supper crisp meringue, zesty, creamy lemon filling on a biscuit base. Serves 8 to 10

KAHLUA CHOCOLATE CHEESCAKE – £18.00

Chocolate digestive base, deeply rich indulgent filling baked to wobble perfection served with dollops of spiked Kahlua Crème Fraiche. Serves 8 to 10

CELEBRATION CHOCOLATE MOUSEE CAKE – £18.00

Indulgent dark chocolate cake, dark chocolate mousse layer topped with berries. Makes any occasion worth celebrating! Serves 8 to 10

BANOFFEE PIE

For banana and caramel lovers! Sweet crisp pastry base, sticky toffee bananas, whipped cream drizzled with melted chocolate! Also available as individual pies. Serves 8 to 10