DISHES & PRICES

Soups Price per dish/pp
Ab Gousht (Flavourful authentic Persian lamb, beans and Omani lime stew) R70
Cauliflower Soup with Blue Stilton (A rich creamy cauliflower soup for Blue Stilton lovers served with toasted bread) R50
Eastern Cape Bouillabaisse (French-style seasonal fish soup with flavours of fennel, orange and star anise served with authentic rouille sauce and toast) R80
Mulligatawny (Classic authentic unctuous British-Indian chicken, curry and cream soup made with carrot, green beans and apples) R60
Onion Soup (Authentic French brown onion soup served on toasted bread covered with Emmenthal cheese) R50
Starters Price per dish/pp
Aubergine Caviar (Authentic Iranian caviar of aubergines with tomato, garlic and lemon juice served as a dip with toasted bread and vegetables in season)  R50
Blue Stilton Quiche (Flavourful French-style quiche made with vegetables in season and Blue Stilton) R60
Cheese Soufflé (Classic French Emmenthal cheese soufflé served in a ramequin) R50
Onion Bhaji & Yoghurt Sauce (Deep-fried onion fritters served with a yoghurt sauce) R40
Parmesan & Parsley Fritters (Served with a fricassée of red bell peppers and mushrooms in season) R60
Terrine of Rabbit with Pistachio (Rabbit pâté made with bacon, pistachio and sage served on a bed of greens tossed with homemade vinaigrette) R60
Mains Price per dish/pp
Ab Gousht (Authentic Persian lamb, bean and Omani lime stew) R140
Bali-Style Duck (Authentic and spicy Bali-style duck* meat infused with flavours of lemongrass, red curry, cardamom and coconut, served with Jasmine rice) R140
Butter Chicken (Deboned chicken breasts marinated, cooked and baked in a sauce of butter, tomato, almond, yoghurt, cream and many Indian spices, served with a Persian Basmati rice flavoured with dill, cardamom and cloves and a side of dhal) R140
Cashew Nut Ball Curry (Tomato-based vegetarian curry made with cashew nut balls served with Basmati rice flavoured with dill, cardamom and cloves and served with dhal) R130
Chicken Casserole à la Normande (Brandy-flambéed chicken cooked with cider, cream, shallots*, garlic and herbs, served with apple wedges and gratin Savoyard) R140
Chicken Curry (Creamy chicken curry served with a Persian basmati rice flavoured with dill, cardamom and cloves and a side of dhal) R140
Chicken, Lemon and Apricot Tagine served with Couscous (Exotic chicken tagine cooked with apricots, vegetables in season, homemade preserved lemons and spices served on a bed of couscous accompanied with yoghurt and homemade harissa) R140
Eastern Cape Bouillabaisse (French-style soup of fish in season with flavours of fennel, orange and star anise served with authentic rouille sauce and toast) R140
Fillet Bourguignon (Beef fillet served with a mushroom, tomato, bacon and wine Bourguignon sauce accompanied with French fries and vegetables in season) R150
Flambéed Chicken with Asparagus (Chicken flambéed in a brandy and cream sauce served with asparagus) R140
Fresh Tagliatelle with a Roman Lamb and Anchovy Sauce (Homemade tagliatelle* served with an authentic Italian lamb and anchovy sauce) R140
Fresh Tagliatelle with a Spiced Chickpea, Tomato and Wine Ragu (Homemade tagliatelle* served with a chickpea, tomato and wine ragu sauce) R100
Fresh Tagliatelle with Chicken Strips Flambéed in Brandy and Cream (Homemade tagliatelle* served with chicken strips flambéed in a brandy and cream sauce) R140
Gratin Savoyard & Bell Peppers Stuffed with Cheese Soufflé (Layered potato, Emmenthal cheese, cream and garlic bake accompanied with a bell pepper stuffed with cheese soufflé, served with a green salad dressed in vinaigrette) R110
Moroccan Vegetable Tagine Served with Couscous (Moroccan tagine of sweet potatoes, aubergines, courgettes, red peppers, apricots and tomatoes served on a bed of couscous accompanied with yoghurt and homemade harissa) R100
Mulligatawny (Classic and authentic British-Indian chicken, curry and cream soup made with carrot, green beans and apples) R100
Oxtail (Delectable oxtail cooked in red wine with flavours of chocolate and orange served with mash potato) R160
Persian Rice & Dhal (Classic Persian rice and dill dish with roasted potatoes served with Indian dhal, yoghurt, olive tomatoes, homemade lemon preserve and fresh mint) R100 R100
Ratatouille & Polenta Baked with Cheese (Polenta cakes baked with mozzarella, parmesan and onion served with ratatouille) R100
Tamarind Fish (Curry, lemon and tamarind fish stew served with a Persian basmati rice with flavours of dill, cardamom and cloves) R140
Thai Aubergine Green Curry (Aubergine Thai curry infused with lime leaves, palm sugar and soya sauce served with Jasmine rice) R100
Thai Chicken & Aubergine Green Curry (Chicken and aubergine Thai curry infused with lime leaves, palm sugar and fish sauce served with Jasmine rice) R140
Thai-Style Mussels (Flavourful mussels cooked with green peppers, pineapple, ginger, garlic and green chillies in coconut milk) R120
Salad Price per dish/pp
Fresh salad made with green or red leaves, garden herbs, fruit, condiments and other ingredients in season, dressed with homemade vinaigrette and served with toasted bread R80
Desserts Price per dish/pp
Chocolate Mousse served with Cointreau (Classic French chocolate mousse made with 70% cocoa and served with a dash of Cointreau*) R60
Carrot Cake (Gluten-Free) (Carrot and almond cake served with an orange crème fraîche icing) R60
Carrot Cake (Carrot cake with flavours of nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and raisins served with a lemon icing) R60
Tarte Tatin (Apple or Pear or Rhubarb & Banana) served with Basil Ice-Cream (Authentic French upside-down tart made with either apple, pear or rhubarb and banana, served with homemade basil ice-cream R60
Malva Pudding served with Crème Anglaise (Classic Malva pudding served with homemade custard) R50
Mango, Pineapple and Orange Tiramisu (Exotic and flavourful classic mascarpone and crème fraîche tiramisu made with mango, pineapple and orange) R50
Omelette Norvégienne (Layered Swiss roll, vanilla ice-cream and Swiss meringue served in a ramequin flambéed with brandy and Cointreau*) R60
Seasonal Fruit Sorbet (3 scoops of first class sorbet made with the pulp of fruit in season) R60
Vanilla Ice Cream served with Salted Caramel Sauce (3 scoops of homemade vanilla ice-cream served with exquisite homemade salted caramel sauce) R60
Zucchini and Pernod Cake (Gluten-Free) served with Star Anise Ice-Cream (Almond and courgette cake made with French Pernod* alcohol and served with homemade star anise ice-cream) R60
Coconut, Ginger, Lemongrass and Star Anise Ice-Cream (Vegan) R60

 

*All dishes are subject to ingredient availability

 

French-Cook-for-Hire Costing:

-> Minimum of three (3) dishes per person per event

-> No à-la-carte menu: all guests must agree to order the same (except for vegans & vegetarians)

-> All dishes to be paid for as priced above

-> Minimum payment of R500 for 4 people or less for the service offered

-> From 5 people upwards, R150 per person for the service offered

-> Maximum 20 people (sit-down dinner or buffet)

 

Example:

Service for 3 people  1 x R500 R   500
3 onion soups  3 x R50 R   150
3 bouillabaisses  3 x R140 R   420
3 omelettes norvégiennes  3 x R60 R   180
Total R1 250

 

Service for 12 people    1 x R500 + 8 x 150 R1 700
12 onion soups  12 x R50 R   600
3 bouillabaisses  12 x R140 R1 680
3 omelettes norvégiennes  12 x R60 R   720
Total R4 700