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Wild mushroom picking

Somehow the year has shot past, and it is wild mushroom season again! The team found these fantastic cep mushrooms just a short walk away from our unit.

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Raspberry Sorbet with Basil Poached Berries and Pistachio Tuille

Ingredients Pistachio Tuille Pistachios        105g Butter              120g Egg white        105g Glucose           90g Poaching syrup Caster sugar    750g Water              650ml Glucose           90g 2-3 stems of basil Selection of mixed berries – raspberries, blackberries etc Raspberry sorbet Mint to garnish Method For the Tuille Blitz the pistachios in a blender Melt the butter and glucose over a medium heat Take off

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Spring Pea Veloute Cannelloni of Sea bass with Seasonal Scottish Shellfish & Langoustine

Ingredients Pea Veloute Onion diced             100g Garlic chopped       1 clove White wine              75ml Chicken stock          300ml Frozen peas             300g Mint                           15g Pasta Semolina                   340g Salt                             2.5g Eggs                            4 Egg yolks                   2 Olive Oil                    5ml Water                        30ml Squid ink                   1 sachet Sea bass Mousse Sea bass                    300g Fish stock     

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Big Bite Catering is officially award winning!

On Thursday May 30th our Executive Chef, Alan, became an award winning chef scooping the title of Banqueting & Events Chef of the Year at the prestigious CIS Excellence Awards. Alan was nominated by several of his peers, making this all the more special. His hard work and dedication to the catering industry finally has the recognition it deserves. Friday

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Award Season continues

Our very own Executive Chef and owner of Big Bite Catering, Alan Boslem, has been selected as a finalist at this years CIS Excellence Awards in the Banqueting and Events Chef category. Entrants are nominated by industry peers, so its a great honour for Alan to be nominated. The winners will be announced at the ceremony on Thursday May 30th.

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First Aid Training

Over the past 2 weeks the team have been receiving training in emergency first aid. Everyone passed successfully so you can be confident at any event we attend there will be fully trained First Aiders in our team. We have received training in CPR for adults, children & babies, choking for adults, children & babies, injuries such as burns, cuts

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Award Season


We are delighted to announce that we are finalists in this years Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards in two categories – Lanarkshire’s Best Business (0-10 employees) and Lanarkshire’s Best Food & Drink Provider. The results will be announced on May 31st. Keep your fingers crossed for us!

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Easter treats

During Easter & Christmas we sell some of our wholesale seasonal products to individual customers for them to enjoy at home. Here are some of the delicious products we had on offer this Easter weekend. The chocolate nest cake was a particular hit! Keep an eye on our Facebook page for the next time you can get your hands on

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Curing demonstration

Last week saw the team get a demonstration on curing and smoking meat & fish with Andy McDougal. It might have resulted in the purchasing of some fun new kit for the kitchen! Watch this space…

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Gravadlax – Beetroot Salmon

Ingredients Scottish salmon, trimmed & pin boned, skin on – 2x 1kg Sea salt – 200g Brown sugar – 1505g Lime, zested – 2 Lemon, zested – 2 Crushed coriander seeds – 30g Crushed white peppercorns – 20g Fresh dill, half for marinade, half for finished salmon – 2 large bunches Juniper berries, crushed – 16 Gin – optional Beetroot,

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Big Bite Catering Limited
67 Gowan Brae, Airdrie,
Lanarkshire, Scotland
Tel: 01236 842972

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