One of our chefs presents Fivepenny Catering's signature dessert, pavlova
Fivepenny chefs enjoy making delicate and delicious canapes, using recipies from all over the world
Fivepenny Catering provides seasonal salads in a riot of colours

Sample Menu

To use the best of the season, our menus are very flexible depending on the season and what fruit and vegetables are growing at this time. A sample of a typical summer menu would be:




Handmade herb and chorizo mini sausages
Mackerel Pate on Cucumber Slices with Tamarind Mint

Stuffed Sugar Snap Peas

Stuffed Eggs with Dill Pickles and Cress

Hummus with Flatbread and Vegetable Crudités

Dry cured smoked mutton and duck with brandy apricots

Local Crab or mushroom croustades


Main Buffet:


This typically includes meze type foods, meats, a range of healthy salads, rustic bread, artisan cheeses and handmade chutneys. This would be something like:


Slow Roast Lamb with handmade harrissa and mint sauce

Slow roast pork with apple and damson sauce

Fried Handmade Halloumi with Roast Vegetables




New Potato Salad

Potato Bhaji

Roast Vegetable and Herb Grain Salad

Heritage Greek Tomato Salad 

Broad Beans with Mint Salad

Baby Roast Beetroot Salad with Yoghurt and Dill

Carrot Salad with Orange and Walnuts

Mixed Green Leaf Salad

French Beans with Garlic, Lemon Zest and Capers

Aubergine Dip





Our Own Fivepenny Farm Cheeses

Dorset Red, Local Cheddar and Devon Blue Cheese

Artisan Bread from the local Town Mill Bakery and Butter

Wild Garlic Pesto

Chestnut Mushroom pate

Handmade chutneys, pickles and sauerkraut





Meringue Tower with Whipped Jersey Cream and Seasonal Fruit decorated with Edible Flowers



The price always varies depending on what foods you want, but for most weddings, the price is usually £30 per person for canapés, a buffet with salads, meats, cheeses and pudding. Please contact us for more details. This price includes the catering and canapé serving staff, serving crockery and staff to tidy up the catering, but does not include crockery hire (plates, glasses or cutlery) or extra staff for the bar, general tidying up and crockery/ glass washing up. Extra staff can be hired for £100 each.


We can also provide our own Fivepenny Farm apple juice and cider for an extra £2 per bottle.