A three day extravaganza put together with wedding planner Ali Welsh at 5 weeks notice 


Long table Mediterranean feast inspired by holidays in Spain


Under canvas in the parents garden

Menu on the big day

English afternoon tea on arrival

Canapes, then the long table feast

To begin

Homemade foccaccia, ciabatta and grissini

Sesti cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil

Nocellara olives and Marcona almonds

Chilled gazpacho shots served in mini milk bottles over crushed ice

Jamon iberico de bellota

Salcichon and chorizo dulce

Manchego croquettas with membrillo

Charred padron peppers with smoked Maldon salt

Bull’s heart tomato, Arbequina olive oil, basil and cracked pepper

To follow

Aged Galician fillet of beef grilled over coals, wild rocket, lemon and garlic, salsa verde

Roast suckling pork belly with harissa and slow-cooked cider apples

Aubergine parmigiana

Roast Jersey royals, rosemary and garlic

Garden peas and broad beans with jamon and mint

To finish

Miniature raspberry tarts

Flourless chocolate cakes with caramel crema

Lemon posset

After dinner

A selection of perfectly conditioned cheeses from la Fromagerie and an Espresso and petits fours bar


Stephanie Eschler