At night time we posh it up a bit and cafe becomes restaurant.
October/ November 2014
Anything marked Heat 'n' eat can be taken away cold and reheated at home later for a dinner party or a special evening meal.
Prices are twenty percent cheaper than those quoted on this page. We require 24 hours notice. Just call to order and pick up the next day.
Soup of the day V £4
Mamoosa Gf, vegan £4.85 Heat 'n' eat
I learnt how to cook this dish at the gate restaurant in London - it's one of their specialities. Here I have given
it a little makeover. Cubes of potato cooked with chilli, onion, garlic and turmeric and finished with scrambled tofu
and lime. Served with a little spicy tomato curry, coriander chutney and gram flour tuille.
Leek and sweet potato gnocchi Gf £4.95
Roasted pink sweet potatoes cooked into potato dumplings and baked in a slow cooked and creamy leek and thyme sauce.
Served with a sprinkling of veggie parmesan style cheese and a small watercress salad.
Mushroom brochette Gf £5.50 Heat 'n' eat
Chestnut mushrooms lightly pan fried in butter, cooled and filled with a Herby emmental and cream cheese filling.
Lightly baked to order, skewered with parmesan crisps and served with a Basque style port reduction sauce and a little
On the bayou V £4.80 Heat 'n' eat
Roasted butternut squash flavoured with Cajun spices, sweetcorn, pickled pepper and our own homemade vegan coconut
Gouda packed into a vegan pastry and deep fried. Served on leaves with a file gumbo sauce (made with ground sassafra
leaves or file powder).
Halloumi and black pudding (wheat free, vegan available) £5 Heat 'n' eat
I tried a commercial vegan black pudding recently but didn't find it very nice so we decided to make our own.
Vegan black pudding made with mushroom duxelle, lentils, herbs and barley - pan fried and served with griddled
halloumi cheese and a minted pea puree.
Pasta pie £8.60 Heat 'n' eat
Rigatoni pasta baked into a round pie shape and set with a little egg. Filled with basil flavoured ricotta cheese.
Topped with bolognaise style sauce and mozzarella and baked again. Served topped with more sauce, veggie parmesan,
basil oil and a mixed leaf salad.
Aubergine katsu and noodles £9.20 Heat 'n' eat
Slices of aubergine and butternut squash layered with mozzarella, bread crumbed and then pan fried until crispy.
Served on stir fried noodles with vegetables and shiitake mushrooms. Finished with a homemade teriyaki sauce,
spring onions and a Japanese curry mayo.
Mushroom suet pudding Gf, (vegan available)£9.90 Heat 'n' eat
Assorted mushrooms slow cooked in a rich gravy with lentils, encased in gluten free suet pastry and steamed. Served
with a wild mushroom infused gravy, a truffled mashed potato, fine beans and carrots.
Cuban stew V, Gf £8.90 Heat 'n' eat
Winter vegetables cooked in a deep flavoured tomatoey sauce with a red pepper sofrito, oregano and a little chilli.
Served with basmati rice and deep fried sweet corn and star anise fritters.
Tostada V, Gf, N£9
We discovered recently that flax or linseeds make great gluten free tortillas and are even tastier when fried.
Flax seed tortilla stacked with quinoa, crushed kidney beans, roasted beetroot, roast sweet potato and our own homemade
cashew nut vegan jack cheese. Served with a xinxim style Brazilian curry sauce, guacamole and a crispy pear salad.
Spanakopitta £9.50 Heat 'n' eat
Filo pastry filed with spinach, mint, herbs and feta cheese and baked. Served with aubergines and courgettes baked
in tomato sauce topped with goats cheese and olives and also accompanied with beetroot hummus and cucumber tzatziki.
Pecan pie V, Gf , N £4.90 Heat 'n' eat
Pecans cooked in maple syrup into a pie and served with a spiced pumpkin ice cream.
Orange, mascarpone, raw cocoa butter and Oreo biscuit cheesecake £4.80 Heat 'n' eat
Served with a drizzle of orange and Cointreau syrup.
Treacle sponge pudding (vegan available) £4.60 Heat 'n' eat
Black cherry sauce, liqueur soaked chocolate sponge, pine nut vanilla cream, chocolate and cherry sorbet,
Served with vanilla custard and a lemon Chantilly cream
Cheese board (gf available) £5.80
Our cheese selection varies weekly so please ask for details.
V=vegan, GF=gluten and wheat free, N=contains nuts. Corkage £1.90 per person for B.Y.O