CHRISTMAS AT KIRKBY HOUSE 2020 
 
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KIRKBY HOUSE 2020 
 
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The Old Dairy Christmas Day Menu 

Adults £75.00 pp Children £55.95 (aged 12 and under) 
 
On arrival The Old Dairy welcomes you with a Complimentary seasonal drink bucks’ fizz or Harveys Bristol Cream Solera Sherry. 

The Christmas Day Festive Meal 

Your Choice to Start 

Mediterranean Tomato and Bail Soup (v. veg.) 
The classic favourite is made with Italian plum tomato a little onion infused with basil and seasoned with freshly ground pepper. 
 
Crayfish with Avocado 
This glorious crayfish cocktail recipe uses plump fresh crayfish served with a salad of red chicory, fennel and avocado. 
 
Moules Marinière 
Premium Half Shell New Zealand Green lip Mussels 
cooked in their own juices drizzled with a white wine cream and Garlic jus. 
 
Creamy Stilton Mushrooms on toasted Brioche 
Fresh closed cup mushrooms in a creamy sauce of Tuxford & Tebbut Stilton cheese with garlic, onion and a splash of Chardonnay on toasted brioche bread. 
 
Kirkby House Pate 
Luxury Duck Liver and Pork Pâté with Orange & Cognac Liqueur 
scattered on a bed of fresh leaves, dairy butter artisan bread finished with tomato chutney and artisan bread. 

Main Courses 

Roast Turkey (Norfolk black) 
Our roasted crown of Turkey served with all the traditional trimmings, hand raised Yorkshire pudding, honey roast parsnips roast potatoes and pigs in blankets topped with rich red wine gravy. 
 
Roasted Fillet of Beef 
Prime Roasted beef fillet Medallions drizzled with a rich blackcurrant and Madeira wine sauce and all the trimmings. 
 
Pan Seared Sea Bass 
A prime fillet of Sea Bass pan seared in dairy butter with fresh sliced lemon, served with lime risotto and roasted sweet peppers. 
 
Roasted Bell Peppers (V) 
A duo of Bell peppers stuffed with Old Bay seasoned rice, mushrooms shallots and sundried tomato topped with grated Taw valley mature cheddar cheese, then roasted in the oven accompanied by a Mediterranean sauce. 
 
“Christmas Old Fashioned Farmhouse Special” 
 
Kirkby House Porchetta 
Slow roasted seasoned boneless belly pork filled with herb stuffing slices of smoked back bacon and Scottish style Black Pudding drizzled with apple cider gravy and a slice of crackling on a bed of herby mash potato. 
 
Artisan Vegan/Vegetarian Pumpkin Seed & Chestnut Roast 
Roasted in the oven then drizzled with a blackcurrant and madeira wine sauce. 
 
Selection of locally produced seasonal vegetables with rosemary roasted potatoes on your table. 
 

Desserts 

Plum Pudding 
Traditional Christmas pudding steamed and topped with rum analgise jus. 
 
Stilton and Cheddar Slate 
Duo of Tuxford stilton, mature Taw Valley cheddar a selection of crisp biscuits and red onion chutney. 
 
Morello Cherry and Coconut Crumble 
Oven baked Morello Cherries in a smooth syrup covered in a traditional Crumble with a hint of coconut. 
 
Chocolate and Orange Cake 
Dark Chocolate on an Orange sponge with a liquid centre served with double cream or Devon custard. 
 
Homemade Treacle in a Cup 
Homemade treacle sponge in a cup served with homemade custard or a scoop of homemade ice-cream. 
 
Bread and Butter pudding 
Our own brioche pudding with Morello cherry, lemon curd, brandy-soaked sultanas, steeped in homemade custard topped with demerara sugar then baked in the oven. 
 
A selection of Ice Creams 
Chocolate, Madagascan vanilla and strawberry. 
 
Vegan Chocolate Salted Caramelised Biscuit Cheesecake 
With vegan ice cream or coconut Chantilly cream. 
 
Your choice from 
A selection of Teas or Freshly brewed Coffee 
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