Caterer - Dinner Party - Private & Corporate Catering


Our Catering Service offers quality, freshly prepared food for your office or home events.

We believe in using only the freshest ingredients. The views of our customers are vital to our success so we will always listen to comments! Our role is to meet the requirements and high expectations of our customers to enable us to offer one of the best eating experiences.
We operate in the St Andrews and Fife area. However we can of course cater further afield, please contact us for details.
If you cannot find exactly what you’re looking for, do not hesitate to get in touch and we will be more than happy to discuss your menu ideas and requirements.

Reception and Buffet Menus: Canapes, Sandwiches, Platters, Salads, Hot Food, etc...
Wedding & Private Event Menus: Starters, Main Courses, Desserts and Cheese
Services and Terms & Conditions

Three easy ways to place your order or get in touch
1. Email to
2. Telephone to 01333312179 (Anstruther) or 01334477358 (St Andrews)
3. Or pop in to see us at our St Andrews Shop.
We kindly request a notice to be given, all depending on the size of your event.
However if you have a last minute booking please feel free to ask, we are here to help.



Spicy chicken Satay sticks with chilli relish
Mini Caesar salad with chicken and crispy bacon
Mini Pastry of Chicken liver parfait and red onion marmalade
Mini pastry with Scottish Smoked Beef and horseradish crème fraiche
Tiny grilled beef fillet with salsa verde *
Chorizo and sage frittata with pimento chutney
Mint marinated lamb kebabs with a honey sour cream dip
Fire Grilled Asparagus wrapped in Parma Ham
Parma ham blue cheese and sun blushed tomato bruchetta

Spicy coriander Prawns Kebabs
Lemon grass, chilli and coconut marinaded Prawns Kebabs
Mini Thai fishcakes with a spicy tomato relish *
Scottish Smoked Salmon with a lemon & dill mayonnaise blini
Home cured gravlax, horseradish cream & beetroot chutney blini
Skewered salmon with harissa dressing and yoghurt dip *
Seared Scallops wrapped in Parma Ham & Rosemary *

Melon and feta with onion confit and balsamic dressing
Cherry tomato, Basil and goats cheese bruschetta
Stuffed mushrooms with blue cheese and pimento herb crumb
Crostini with blue cheese and balsamic red onions
Chargrilled sweet pepper and brie Crostini

Shot glass of warm bloody Mary and spiced tiger prawn *
Shot glass of wild mushroom soup and chervil scented crème fraiche *

Desert canapés
Mini brandy snap baskets filled with eton mess
Strawberry and Cream Pastry
Mini Profiterole with Chantilly cream and chocolate ganache
Bitter chocolate and candied orange tartlettes
Chocolate brownie cube

(Canapes marked with an * are served hot and only available for staffed events)


Scottish Ham & Tomato Chutney
Mature Cheddar with Pesto Cream
Chicken Mayonnaise with Lettuce
Prawn Marie Rose
Smoked Salmon & Lime Crème Fraiche
Tuna Mayonnaise & Cucumber
French Brie & Cranberry
Egg Mayonnaise & Watercress


Scottish Meat Platter
Continental Meat Platter
Marinated Chicken Kebabs Platter
Chicken goujons with lemon and garlic cream dip
Mini Sausage Rolls

Poached & Dressed Side of Scottish Salmon
King Prawn Platter with Marie Rose Dipping Sauce
Salmon and haddock fishcakes with Sweet Chilli dressing

Focaccia bites: red onions or cherry tomatoes or pimentos
Provencal Omelette Cake
Spicy Potato wedges with sour cream dip
Dip Selection with Breadsticks


Caprice Salad: Slices of fresh Mozzarella and juicy tomatoes drizzled with XV Olive oil, cracked black pepper and fresh cut Basil.
Coleslaw: Homemade using locally grown carrots and onions, traditionally made with a free range eggs mayonnaise and seasoning.
Moroccan Salad: Couscous with Roasted Vegetable Salad using African spices.
Greek Salad: Fresh tomatoes, Feta cheese, Greek olives with XV olive oil and basil.
Scottish Salad: Scottish Charlotte potatoes with a creamy chive dressing.
Italian Salad: Pesto pasta salad with spinach & toasted pine nuts.
Nicoise Salad: Rice salad with Tuna, Peppers & Mayonnaise


All of our Quiches & Rustic Pizzas are prepared freshly to order with quality and local produce and can be reheated within minutes should you wish to have them served hot.

Mature Cheese & Sun Blushed Tomato (V)
Mixed Peppers (V)
Smoked Salmon & Herbs
Gammon Ham & Mature Cheese
Quiche Lorraine (Bacon & Onion)
Smoked Haddock & Leek
Goats Cheese & Spinach
Chorizo & Sweet Red Peppers

Rustic Pizzas
Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil (V)
Roasted Red Pepper & Goats Cheese (V)
Bacon, Spring Onion & Mature Cheese
Ham & Mushroom


Beef Bourguignon slow cooked in Red Wine with carrots, little onions, mushrooms served with roasted potatoes
Moroccan Lamb Tagine served with a Sultanas Couscous
Chicken and Chorizo Casserole cooked in a mushroom and cream sauce served with seasonal vegetables
Traditional Cottage Pie cooked with Carrots and Onions topped with a Parsley mashed potatoes

Scottish Fish Pie comprising of fresh and smoked Haddock, fresh and smoked Salmon and Cod topped with a Chive mashed potatoes
Fillet of Scottish Salmon baked “en papillotte” served with seasonal vegetables

Porcini Mushroom & Spring Onion Risotto with Parmesan cheese shavings
Tomato and Nut Roast served with seasonal vegetables


Lemon Tart with Raspberry Coulis
French Apple Tart with Vanilla Custard
Chocolate Tart with Fresh Cream
Victoria Sponge Cake with Fresh Cream
Chocolate Sponge Cake with Fresh Cream



Curried parsnip with a coconut cream foam and coriander
Creamed wild mushroom Soup scented with chervil
Leek and Potato Soup with blue cheese
Carrot and Coriander Soup
Roasted plum tomato and basil soup, pimento and crème fraiche
Spiced butternut squash and sweet potato soup
Smoked haddock chowder

Meat Starters
Chicken, wild mushroom and bacon terrine, balsamic baby onion salad and mustard dressing
Smoked chicken salad, dressed leaves with crisp bacon and mango salsa
Pressed terrine of corn fed chicken and duck livers, with a fig and port reduction and rocket salad
Homemade chicken liver parfait, red onion and confit and toasted brioche
Homemade duck liver pate, herb Crostini, red onion and berry marmalade
Classic caeser salad - choice of chicken or prawn or smoked salmon

Fish Starters
Scottish Dressed Crab with a Citrus Mayonnaise and dressed leaves (subject to availability)
Pressed salmon and haddock terrine, spiced potato salad and green herb dressing
Warm seared salmon served on a pea, mint and haddock risotto
Thai fishcakes with pak-choi and chilli dressing
Smoked salmon and prawn parcel, crayfish rillette and a citrus crème fraiche
Seared scallops, Stornoway Black Pudding and pickled apple puree
Salmon and herb roulade with dressed leaves and lemon mayonnaise
Warm smoked haddock, spinach and red onion tart with hollandaise sauce
Pan fried mackerel fillet on a horseradish and celeriac puree and dressed leaves

Vegetarians Starters
Baked Goats Cheese with Honey and Mild Chilli with dressed leaves
Roasted pear, blue cheese and rocket salad with a sharp raspberry vinaigrette
Fantail of melon, strawberry and blackberry jelly cubes and raspberry coulis
Warm wild mushroom, garlic and chive fricassee served on toasted ciabatta with oven dried tomatoes
Sun Blushed cherry tomatoes and red onion salad with torn mozzarella olives and basil oil


Here is an example of our menu, but please feel free to contact us for more options ...

Traditional main courses (minimum 12 people)
Roast chicken with sage seasoning and bacon wrapped sausages
Roast turkey with sultana seasoning and bacon wrapped sausages
Roast loin of pork-apple sauce and sausage apricot farce
Roast topside of beef with shallot confit
Roast sirloin of beef with shallot confit
All are served with Yorkshire puddings, gravy, roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Meat Main Courses
Roasted fillet of beef, fondant potato, mushroom filled with spinach, sauté of red onion and baby tomatoes finished with a red wine and roast onion jus
Braised beef steak, champ potatoes, thyme roasted carrots and bacon and horseradish dumplings
Pan fried rib eye steak, dauphinoise potatoes, shitake mushrooms, and a provencale sauce
Herb crusted cannon of lamb and confit of belly, potato terrine, and shallot puree, creamed peas and a tomato and rosemary jus
Duo of Yorkshire lamb-lamb cutlets and mini shepherd's pie with carrot and swede puree, fondant potato and red wine jus
Roast rump of lamb, provencale vegetables, blue cheese dauphinoise and wilted spinach
Braised lamb shank , mustard mash , roasted root veg, pea puree and a red wine and thyme jus
Loin of pork stuffed with a wild mushroom farce, cheddar and leek mash, caramelized red cabbage and a red wine jus
Roast rib of pork, bubble and squeak, balsamic glazed baby onions, chantennay carrots and redcurrant jus
Trio of pork-crispy belly, braised cheek and tender loin, served on a parsnip puree with fondant potato and cider jus
Pan roasted supreme of chicken with a chorizo tarragon and pea risotto, pak choi and sweet potato confit
Pan fried supreme of chicken, crushed potatoes, asparagus spears and crispy bacon, finished with a mustard glaze
Lemon and thyme chicken supreme, pancetta and shallot ballentine, stem broccoli and glazed baby carrots
Griddled duck breast served with a duck confit croquette, broccoli puree and roast fig sauteed spinach finished with a rich glaze
Pan fried supreme of duck, macerated plums, star anise glaze pak choi and vanilla scented mashed potato
Slow cooked confit of duck leg with colcannon mash creamed leeks and fine beans
Please discuss our selection of game and birds in season menus


Here is an example of our menu, but please feel free to contact us for more options ...

Fish Main Courses
Seared tuna with mashed sweet potatoes, flash fried pimentos and red onions, glazed pak choi and citrus oil and herbs
Char grilled roundelle of salmon with a smoked haddock mousse, chive crushed new potatoes, leek puree, pan fried baby tomatoes and a lemon veloute
Pan fried fillet of halibut served with creamed spinach and confit potatoes finished with a sweet corn and clam chowder
Fillet of seabass with local asparagus spears, parmesan mash, flash fried pimentos and sauce vierge
Monkfish tail wrapped in parma ham bacon and tarragon rosti, sweet potato salsa and pak choi
Pan fried fillet of cod , garlic mash, roasted provencale vegetable stack and a champagne and caper dressing
Speciality fish pie- salmon, haddock, prawns and scallops topped with herb mash-stem broccoli and baby carrots
Welsh rarebit glazed fillet of haddock served upon a bed of chive crushed potatoes, fine green beans and sauce vierge

Vegetarian Main Courses
Wild mushrooms risotto, asparagus spears, roasted vine tomatoes and a soft poached egg, herb oils and infusions
Red onion tarte tatin, cauliflower rarebit, roast fine green beans, olive oil mash and balsamic syrup
Garlic mushroom, spinach and roasted pimento tian, sweet potato chips and spring onion cream
Goats cheese fondue, shitake mushrooms, rissole potatoes and roasted med veg
Aubergine moussaka with Greek salad, hummus and pitta bread chips
Wild mushroom and leek strudel, asparagus and pea risotto red pepper dressing and parmesan crips.
Thai green vegetable curry with egg noodles and cucumber dressing and coriander naan
Spinach and ricotta tortellini served with pimento cream and dressed rocket


Here is an example of our menu, but please feel free to contact us for more options ...
Our Desserts are all home made

Belgian chocolate Tart with a Baileys Custard
Raspberry mousse, shortbread and coconut cream
Citrus lemon Tart with berry compote and Raspberry Coulis
Baked vanilla cheesecake , plum confit and Chantilly cream
Chocolate dipped profiteroles filled with fresh cream and warm chocolate sauce
Vanilla Panacotta with Shortbread and Raspberry Coulis
Chocolate Wafer basket filled with strawberry eton mess and raspberry dressing
Chocolate and black cherry roulade , chocolate fondant, strawberry garnish
French Apple Tart with Cinnamon scented Custard
Sticky toffee pudding , butterscotch sauce, vanilla pod ice cream


With can offer a wide range of Cheeses both Local and Continental.


We can provide a wide range of services, please contact us for a quote should you require any of the following:

Crockery, Cutlery and Glassware
Tables and Chairs
Waiting Staff


La Petite Epicerie Catering

All menus are suggestions only. Menus can be tailored to suit your own preferences or dietary requirements. We do endeavour to keep to the menu description but there may be occasions beyond our control when market prices fluctuate or products become unavailable, we do reserve the right to make certain changes to the menu description.

A booking is subject to availability at the time of confirmation and will only become valid upon receipt of a completed and signed booking form, with a non-refundable deposit of 50%.
Prior to the event any changes in numbers must be made at least 7 days prior. This final number is the number that will be invoiced. Should final numbers for a wedding be reduced to below 50% of the original booking at the time of confirmation, unless we are notified 12 weeks prior to the event, there will be a charge levied of 50% to equate for the loss of revenue.

All quoted prices are per person and inclusive of VAT.
Cancellation Policy: if your booking is cancelled for any reason the 50% deposit is non-refundable. If the booking is cancelled 2 to 4 weeks prior to the event you may become liable to extra charges being levied where we have ordered equipment or services from sub-contractors whose additional terms may also apply.

Settlement of the invoice is payable 7 days prior to the event.  Please make Cheques payable to La Petite Epicerie. We also offer the option of paying by most reputable credit cards/debit cards.

We are registered with the Environmental Health Department of Fife and we hold full liability insurance policies.
Where possible we source local, quality fresh produce from local suppliers and try to use Fair Trade and Scottish products.
We endeavour to use GM free produce and although we do not use nuts in all dishes some products we purchase may contain traces of nut.
Whilst every care is taken to remove bones from fish and certain meat dishes and all shell from egg dishes, on the rare occasion, these items may be present.

We can cater for vegan, celiac, wheat free, dairy free, lactose intolerance, fat free diets. To ensure your guests enjoys the event as a whole we require notification of special diets in advance.

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