Dec 2021 menu

£10 for 2 courses, £12 for 3 courses. Main course includes any combination of our festive salads. We accept cash or card payment on arrival unless you have already purchased a ticket

To add to the seasonal merriment, we invite you to wear any Christmas item e.g. jumper, bow tie, ear rings, hat etc. We won’t exclude you if you don’t !

To reserve a place please e mail susanrmd@outlook.com

Welcome drink

Prosecco

OR

Elderflower fizz

Starter

Cannellini & chestnut soup

OR

Trio of dips with crudité (raw carrot, celery & chicory)

Mains

Cranberry and Lentil bake (V GF)- a ramekin of delicious Puy lentils cooked in tomato with herbs & spices and topped with cranberries poached in red wine

Celeriac & Leek Wellington (V )-the sweetness of celeriac combined with savoury leek, wrapped in puff pastry

Pumpkin, walnut & sage crostata– an individual Italian baked tart filled with sweet pumpkin and tangy Stilton topping

Cranberry & Porcini nut roast-a combination of intensely flavoured porcini mushrooms, sweet butternut squash, cranberries and hazelnuts

Salads

Raw sprouts, kale & crispy rice with Medjool dates

Slow baked onions with goats’ cheese

Medley of seasonal roast veg– parsnips, cauliflower & fennel

Roasted beetroot & fig salad with blackberry balsamic dressing

Dessert

Almond and lemon drizzle polenta slice– served with cream or coconut yoghurt

OR

Deluxe mince pie (V GF) -filled with vine fruit, black cherries in Kirsch and marzipan and served with cream or coconut yoghurt

To finish

Tea or coffee with Fairtrade chocolate

Nov 2021 Menu

Main course plus any combination of salads and choice of home made bread £7.50, Dessert £1.50

Cash and card accepted. A list of ingredients for each menu available at the café

Mains

Celeriac, leek & mushroom ragu (GF, Vegan)- served on bed of mashed potato

Chipotle & squash chilli (GF, vegan) – served with Jalapeno dumpling (optional) and dollop of soured cream or coconut yogurt to temper the spicy kick!

Leek & freekeh pilaf with feta & toasted pine nuts -being a roasted green wheat grain, freekeh is a very healthy rice alternative but sadly not gluten free!

Salads

Roasted beetroot and dill – Greek-style yoghurt and tahini dressing on the side

Cabbage, apple & carrot slaw with pecans & pomegranate– with light and delicious coconut yoghurt dressing

Ancient grain salad with home made Salsa Verde– ancient grains are so called because they have been around, unchanged, for millennia. They pack a nutritional punch

Christmas Extravaganza tickets for Tuesday 7th December on sale at discounted price if purchased at the café on 2nd November. Menu to follow shortly

Oct 2021 Menu

Main course and any combination of salads £7.50 to include a portion of wonderful home made bread. Dessert £1.50. Cash & card accepted

Mains

Mexican leek & black bean chilli– served on bed of rice with sour cream accompaniment – V GF

Sweetcorn and Courgette patties- with hint of spice and served with tomatillo salsa (Mexican tomato)- V

Spanish chickpea & potato bake– baked in a delicious rich tomato sauce – V GF

Salads

Roasted leek, kale and apple in vinaigrette

Roasted beetroot with coconut yogurt & preserved lemon

Crispy aubergine with lentil tabbouleh and yogurt dressing

Chopped tomato, cucumber & red pepper served with crumbled feta (optional)

Sep 2021 Menu

The good news is that we are back in the Long Furlong Community centre almost as normal! we are keeping table service as we set up during Covid restrictions. The even better news…… we have a card reader! we will also give change should you want to pay with cash. There are no reservations or advance ordering. Main course and any combination of salads £7.50 and dessert £1.50

Mains

Yellow Thai Curry on bed of brown rice

Spinach, courgette, mint and feta puff pastry tart

Roasted peppers Or courgette stuffed with herbs, Puy lentils and buckwheat (GF grain similar to rice)

Salads

Radish, potato & dill salada crunchier take on the classic potato salad

Tabbouleh refreshing cucumber, mint and parsley salad replacing bulgur wheat with quinoa, a healthier gluten free option

Lentil and beetroot salad with hazelnutsdressed in a sundried tomato vinaigrette

Dessert

Honey & bay roasted plums with coconut yogurt

Please ask to see the ingredients list if you have an intolerance to particular ingredients

Jul 2021 Menu

This is out new summer menu!

Main course and any combination of salads £7.50 and dessert £1.00 extra. Please bring correct money in a named envelope to be dropped in a box on arrival. There is no need to order in advance but it will be helpful if we have some idea of numbers so email before Monday 5th stating how many seats you require to susanrmd@outlook.com

Mains

Green Thai curry & brown rice– onion, chilli, garlic, lemon grass, ginger, cumin, coriander, coconut oil, red peppers, courgettes, coconut milk, tamari (soya GF), mangetout

Multi vegetable paella– olive oil, onion, peppers, garlic, parsley, paprika, turmeric, cayenne, safron, tomatoes, sherry, veg stock (GF), artichoke hearts, broad beans, Kalamata olives, giant couscous (similar to rice or barley)

Tomato & pesto tart– puff pastry, basil & chilli pesto, tomaroes, ricotta cheese, pecorino cheese

Salads

Watercress & orange salad with sherry vinaigrette– watercress, fennel, radish, Dressing- extra virgin olive oil, honey, sherry vinegar, herbs

Green salad with elderflower dressing– peas, asparagus, lettuce, fennel, dill Dressing- lemon, Dijon mustard, elderflower cordial

Roast beetroot, flageolet beans & walnut salad with goats’ cheese – beetroot, garlic, thyme, olive oil, red onion, red wine vinegar, walnuts flageolet beans, salad leaves, goats’ cheese

Dessert

Berry & amaretti fruit compote-strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, coconut yogurt, amaretti biscuits/GF granola (please advise in advance)

Jun 2021 Menu

We’re back in Long Furlong Community centre on 1st June! but some Covid restrictions mean you will have to pre book your lunch selection and send to me – susanrmd@outlook.com before Saturday 29th May to secure a table

Main course and salads £7.50 and dessert an optional extra for £1. Correct cash in named envelope as usual – hopefully the last time!

Mains

Dahl served with brown rice and pita bread– garlic, olive oil, ginger, spring onion, chickpeas, lentils, tomato, spinach, coconut milk, lime, curry & cumin powder (*GF, *PF) coconut aminos (*GF, *PF) rice, pita bread (request if not wanted)

Winter veg in white wine sauce topped with roasted celeriac– leeks, carrots, peas, mushrooms, onion, celery, garlic, cashews, almond milk, stock cube (*GF, *PF), tapioca flour, wine, spinach, celeriac, Nutritional yeast (*GF,*PF), thyme, rosemary

Veggie Risotto– olive oil, leeks, buckwheat groats (GF-texture like barley), white wine, stock cube (*GF,*PF), peas, dill, parsley, lemon, tarragon, pecorino cheese (sheep milk)

*GF= gluten free *PF=potato starch free

Salads

Olive & sundried tomato Quinoa– quinoa, black olives, tomatoes, parsley, sultanas, almonds, Dressing– lemon, balsamic vinegar, olive oil

Winter slaw– apple, celeriac, walnuts, red cabbage, orange, mint, feta cheese (ewe/goat) – optional – please advise if not required

Dessert

Carrot, coconut & banana cake– goat butter, agave syrup, cardamom, cinnamon, allspice, vanilla, almond flour, gram flour, coconut, baking powder (GF), carrots, banana, egg white

May 2021 Menu

This menu is available when booked before Saturday 1st May for either click and collect from my back garden OR enjoyed at a table in the garden in Hillview Rd. Strict Covid precautions will apply in the garden. Email susanrmd@outlook.com with your choices. You must also say whether you want to click and collect or book a table in the garden. The entrance to the garden is immediately after number 34 Hillview Rd,OX14 1ND. There is ample parking on the road

Main course, salads and dessert £7.50 in named envelope please and dropped in box. Without dessert, £6.00

Mains

White bean burger– onion, red pepper, garlic, cumin, coriander, chilli, cannellini beans, oats (GF), chipotle paste (GF), olive oil

Bean & chickpea chilli on rice– brown rice, onion, garlic, cumin, coriander, paprika, chilli, brazil nuts, kidney beans, chickpeas, tomatoes, lime

Veggie stew with optional celeriac & potato mash– olive oil, onion, celery, Stock (GF/ potato free)red lentils, thyme, sage, bay, tomato, Worcester sauce (GF) cannellini beans, red wine

Salads

Waldorf salad– bulgar wheat, walnuts, grapes, celery, shallot, dill, dressing– cider vinegar, honey, mustard, lemon

Quinoa & Freekeh (wheat) salad– Quinoa, freekeh, pine nuts, carrots, pomegranate seeds, feta, orange, mint, parsley, dressing– olive oil, wine vinegar, pomegranate molasses, lemon

Cauliflower couscous-cauliflower, cumin, cinnamon, pumpkin & sunflower seeds, lemon, feta (sheep), sultanas, dill, parsley, mint

Dessert

Apple & rhubarb cobbler– rhubarb, star anise, coconut sugar, apple, topping– almond flour, tapioca flour, baking powder (GF), coconut milk, coconut oil, vanilla, cinnamon

Apr 2021 Menu

This menu is available on April 6th  when booked before Saturday 3rd April for “click and collect” from my front drive at 191 South Ave. Email susanrmd@outlook.com with your choices. Delivery available on request

Main course, salads and dessert £7.50. (If dessert not required, deduct £1.50) Please leave correct change in envelope and drop in box when collecting meal.

Collection between noon and 1 pm

Mains

Squash, greens & quinoa fritters– quinoa, butternut squash, onion, chard, oats (GF), cumin, feta (sheep & goat milk), lemon, eggs, parsley, coriander

Squash & cannellini gratin – onion, olive oil, squash, cannellini beans, lemon, stock cube (GF), bread, Gruyere cheese

Curry feast with brown rice– coconut oil, cumin, mustard seeds, ginger, onion, curry powder, garam masala, cinnamon, tomato, chickpeas, spinach, cauliflower

Salads

Roasted beetroot & black rice– black rice, onion, sherry vinegar, beetroot, celery, olives, Worcestershire sauce (GF), chilli, horseradish, lemon

Cabbage, carrot & apple slaw– cabbage, carrots, apple, pecans, pomegranate. Dressing – coconut yogurt, olive oil, cider vinegar, agave syrup

Wheatberry (similar to barley) & raw kale-wheat berries, cranberry, hazelnuts, kale, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt

Dessert

Apple & rhubarb cobbler– rhubarb, star anise, coconut sugar, apples. Cobbler topping- almond flour, tapioca flour, baking powder (GF), coconut milk, coconut oil, cinnamon

Mar 2021 Menu

This menu is available on March 2nd when booked before Saturday 27th Feb for “click and collect” from my front drive at 191 South Ave. Email susanrmd@outlook.com with your choices. Delivery available on request

Main course, salads and dessert £7.50. Please leave correct change in envelope and drop in box when collecting meal. Times for collection will be given later

Mains

Butterbean, squash & kale stew – olive oil, onion, squash, ginger, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, butterbeans, coconut milk, GF soy sauce, kale

Blue cheese, celeriac & barley ragu – butter, blue cheese, ground almonds, lemon juice, mustard, onion, celeriac, barley (GF), stock cube (GF) parsley

Roasted golden quinoa pilaf– olive oil, garlic, squash, mushrooms, chestnuts, quinoa (GF- similar to rice), tamari (GF) stock cube (GF), lemon juice, parsley, cranberries, apricots, nuts

Salads

Warm smashed roast Jerusalem artichokes with winter herbs – new potatoes, artichokes, olive oil, garlic, thyme, rosemary

Beetroot, lentil & dill – beetroot, red wine vinegar, olive oil, dill, parsley, green lentils, coconut creme fraiche, creamed horse radish (dairy- can be omitted- please specify), cornichons

pear, chicory & walnut – chicory, oil, lemon, Williams pears, walnuts

Dessert

sticky toffee cake – dates, bicarbonate of soda, sugar, goat butter, vanilla, eggs, almonds, brown rice flour, baking powder – Topping- goat cream, goat butter, sugar

Feb 2021 Menu

This menu is available on Feb 2nd when booked before Friday 29th Jan for “click and collect” from my front drive at 191 South Ave . E mail susanrmd@outlook.com with your choices. Delivery available if collection not possible

Main course, salads and dessert £7.50 in envelope left in box when collecting meal. Times for collection will be given later

Mains

Harissa-spiced leek & bean casserole – olive oil, onion, leeks, garlic, tomato, harissa paste (GF), veg stock cube (GF), cannellini beans, lemon, parsley

Vegetable pilaf on bed of brown rice – olive oil, onion, celery, parsnips, garlic, thyme, parsley, harissa paste (GF)cumin, cinnamon, swede, celeriac, tomato, cranberries, veg stock cube (GF), feta cheese (goat/sheep), lemon

Salads

Warm grain salad -buckwheat (like barley), swede, onion, cauliflower (if available), olive oil, hazelnuts, coriander, fennel & caraway seeds, parsley, dill. dressing : oil, lemon, cider vinegar, maple syrup

Raw sprouts, kale & almond salad – almonds, brussells sprouts, kale, shallots, pecorino cheese (ewe’s milk), goats cheese. dressing: lemon juice, olive oil, dijon mustard

Dessert

Apple, pear & cranberry strudel – cranberries, apple, pear, cornflour, cinnamon, vanilla, sugar. filo pastry : wheat flour, ground almonds, butter OR you can have fruit only with coconut yogurt. Please specify when ordering