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Doxford Holiday Cottages, Northumberland : Information

Homemade Meals at Doxford

While staying at Doxford Cottages some of you may wish to have a special meal provided for you and we have some fabulous options available.

We have a range of farmhouse food which can be pre-ordered by email to us (at LEAST two weeks' notice prior to your arrival) as we may need to order specially. These can be put in your cottage freezer for your use during your stay or left out for your arrival, just let us know.

The food offers the finest seasonal cooking using local produce and they are freshly prepared family sized dishes.

Homemade Meals

These are provided at Doxford by Fiona Burn (HCIMA), who produces the finest seasonal cooking using local produce. Her family sized dishes are freshly prepared and suitable for freezing.

Luxury fish pie - lightly poached salmon and tiger prawns with a parley sauce and topped with creamed potatoes.

Lasagne - the traditional recipe, using local minced beef and Scottish garlic.

Mediterranean vegetable lasagne - a dish suitable for vegetarians using colourful vegetables, which are roasted with basil and olive oil and layered with lasagne Verdi and a spinach and Parmesan sauce.

Shepherds Pie - minced lamb or beef and baby carrots topped with creamed potatoes.

Cottage Pie minced beef and baby carrots topped with creamed potatoes and Doddington Cheese.

Steak and Ale Casserole - top side of Northumbrian beef, casseroled with shallots, mushrooms and Newcastle Brown Ale.

Chicken and Broccoli Bake - free-range chicken breasts and fresh broccoli florets in a creamy, slightly curried sauce topped with fried breadcrumbs.

Pheasant and Leek Bake (winter only) - local pheasant breasts, leeks and sweet corn in a creamy sauce, topped with crisp bacon and fried breadcrumbs.

Chocolate and Amaretto torte - dark chocolate and Amaretto liqueur

Lemon cheesecake - made with cream cheese and fresh lemons

Iced ginger meringue - creamy meringue pudding with Crabbies Green Ginger and stem ginger

To serve 4 (generously): Main course £20 (Fish pie and Steak and Ale casserole £24)
Desserts all serve 4: £10

To serve 2 (generously): Main course £10 ( Fish pie and Steak and Ale casserole £12)