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New For 2020: Wood Fired Pizza Oven

Wednesday 23rd October 2019
Alexandra Moss

At Total Hospitality we are super excited to announce the arrival of our Pizza Oven for April 2020. After many years of lovingly preparing our fresh dough pizzas with lovely fresh toppings cooked in our ovens we felt it was time to go that extra mile and invest in an outdoor wood fired pizza oven for that truly authentic taste and theatre. Your guests can relax and enjoy watching our great team of chefs preparing the fresh dough, adding the fresh pizza herby pasata sauce along with the wide range of Italian toppings and then watch the chef cooking the tasty pizzas in our pizza oven, salivating over what they will choose for theirs! Nothing rivals the aromas and taste of a freshly cooked pizza. Al fresco style dining in a relaxed atmosphere with unrivaled food and service. If you think this is ideal for your event, be it a wedding or a party at home, Total Hospitality will use their experience and professionalism to help make your gathering a memorable one. We have oodles of experience looking after our clients at outdoor catering events. From garden parties to larger functions, we will provide for all your catering needs. Imagine a team…

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Nancy & Tims' Ufton Court Wedding

Tuesday 15th January 2019

We loved catering for Nancy and Tim last October at Ufton Court one of our recommended venues and wanted to share the love with you. The bride and groom both wanted the food to have a relaxed feel and so went for plenty of canapes served during the drinks reception followed by a two course BBQ served family style. This means platters and bowls of the BBQ food brought to all the dining tables for guests to help themselves. For dessert the bride had the amazing idea of whole cheesecakes served to the middle of each table and then a nominated guest for each stood up the cut the 'cakes' at the same time as the bride and groom cut theirs at the top table. THE MENU Canapes; Sticky Teriyaki Chicken Skewers Honey & mustard glazed mini sausages Thai Fish Bites with Sweet Chilli dip Quails egg scotch egg Seared scallops with pea & mint puree Wild Mushroom Ragout Spoons (V) Wedding breakfast; BBQ Marinated 4oz Steak Cajun Spiced Chicken thighs with a Honey Glaze Poached Salmon Filet served with a Lemon & Dill Mayonnaise For vegetarians Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable & Haloumi Cheese Kebab (V) & Selection of Vegetarian Sausages & Burgers (V) **** All served with a selection of relishes, Assorted Fresh Bakers Rolls **** Salads, New Potatoes…

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Chocolate Eclair recipe

Tuesday 4th December 2018
Alexandra Moss

Dark Chocolate Eclairs Makes 12 large or 18 small eclairs. Ingredients The éclairs • 50g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing • 75g plain flour • 2 medium beaten eggs • Pinch of salt • 150ml cold water The filling • 300ml whipping/double cream • 3 tbsp icing sugar • 1 tsp vanilla extract The frosting • 200g dark chocolate • 2 tablespoons butter • 2 tbsp icing sugar • 2 to 3 tablespoons hot water Method 1. Preheat the oven to 220°C, fan 200°C, gas 7. Grease a baking sheet with a little butter. 2. Put the diced butter and 150ml water into a saucepan. Bring to a boil and, as soon as the butter has melted, take off the…

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Donut Wall

Friday 2nd February 2018

At Total Hospitality we love anything sweet! Donut walls are a great and fun new idea that have been trending since…

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Planning your wedding and looking for caterers?

Friday 19th January 2018

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Traditional Christmas wedding

Friday 12th January 2018

Zoë and Tom were married on the 17th December 2016 and held their reception at Zoë's family home in Buckinghamshire. A traditional Christmas wedding theme was order of the day, with strictly no tackiness. Think snow style confetti, rich red hues, candlelight and mulled wine to name a few. It was just so festive and magical in equal measure. Total Hospitality absolutely loved catering this wedding back in December 2016. Photos by Lola Rose Photography. Take a look at the full blog on Whimsical wonderland weddings. Whimsical wonderland weddings blog

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Friday 12th January 2018

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hints and tips for the perfect christmas party

Saturday 9th December 2017

1. find a date book a date for your party as early as possible and then let people know about it. your potential guests will fill their diaries up fast in the run up to Christmas so be the first to get in there quick! 2. Set a budget.…

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June Update

Tuesday 13th June 2017

We have been having lots of fun catering at some fab events for the past few months. We just thought we would share some with you... May bank holiday proved to be a very busy week with lots of lovely couples getting married. We catered at the lovely Ufton Court in Ufton Nervet several times, Monks Barn in Hurley, a marquee wedding in Shinfield and finished with a beautiful wedding in Shiplake. We served up food from so many of our menus including our family sharing buffet menus where the food is delivered to guests at the tables in bowls…

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Shortlisted Bridebook Awards 2017

Monday 6th February 2017

Great start to the week this Monday with the fabulous news that we at Total Hospitality have been shortlisted for the Bridebook Awards 2017. We are immensely proud and so very grateful to those that voted for us. We still have some dates available this year for your wedding catering and if you are recently engaged we are now taking bookings for 2018 too. Don't forget to book in your tasting if you…

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