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    Our Wonderful Farm Kitchen: Meals Without Miles

    Abergavenny and the surrounding area is revered by foodies, with local provenance every self-respecting chef’s priority.  Encouraging a circular economy is part of our core ethos at Wonderful Escapes, so we are launching Meals Without Miles to enable you to enjoy the local fare. Our delicious meals, cakes and juices will be made, where possible, using home or locally grown,  foraged or neighbouring farm supplies. 

    Choose a treat for your group or plan your meals from our seasonal menus. The order will be found in  your rental property with all instructions for easy self-catering during your stay.  Our serving suggestions, shown in the images, should help with your shopping list for the sides and garnishes.

    Pre-order from our Meals Without Miles prepared food service.

    Cakes & Juices

    Order a Wern-y-Welcome pack of freshly griddled Welsh cakes and tangy home grown apple juice, making sure your stay is super yummy and special from the moment of your arrival.  Or make up your own welcome treats from our selection of cakes and juices. 

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    Wern-y-Welcome Goodies

     2 types of Welsh cakes & apple juice.

    from £17

    Apple Juice in Bottles

    Apple Juice (750ml Bottle)

    Delicious apple juice from the farm. 

    £4

    Apple Juice Pouch

    Apple Juice (3 Litre Pouch)

     Apple juice from the farm orchard .

    £8

    Crab Apple Jelly

    Crab Apple Jelly

    WIth the subtle taste of foraged apples, perfect on toast or with cooked meat.

    FREE (while stock lasts)

    Rhubarb and Ginger jam

    Rhubarb & Ginger Jam

    Home grown rhubarb with chunks of crystallised ginger for a bit of zing.

    FREE (while stock lasts)

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    Gower Chocolate Brownies

     Large family slabs, made in Wales and so more-ish. (GF option available)

    From £25 (8-12 portions)

    Chocolate Welsh Cakes

    12 Chocolate Welsh Cakes

    Home made with large chunks of milk chocolate. Impossible to eat just one.

    £10

    Welsh Cakes

    12 Traditional Welsh Cakes

    The traditional receipe which is a firm favourite to take home as  gift. 

    £10

    Bara Brith Fruit Cake

    Bara Brith Welsh Fruit Cake

    A large cake, perfect with a cup of tea, or  drowning in custard as a favourite pud.

    £17 (8-12 portions)

    Rhubarb & Marmalade Cake

    Rhubarb & Marmalade Cake

    Always popular, this cake is suprisingly sweet, tangy and moist.

    £17 (8-12 portions)

    Autumn & Winter Holiday Meals

    Available from October 2023 – April 2024. Choose from our delicious Winter Menu made from home grown, foraged or locally sourced ingredients.

    ALLERGY WARNING: Ingredients including allergens are listed on the meals, but please be mindful that all food is cooked in a kitchen where allergens are used.  Please notify us of any intolerances and do not order if you have a guest with a serious allergy.  

    Starters, Mains and Deserts come in a portion size suitable for around 6 people. If you are a larger group just order 2 or 3 of the same dish.

    Cake sizes and portions vary (see individual items for details)

    Meals Without Miles are prepared and delivered to your Wern-y-Cwm holiday home for your arrival. Meals will be delivered in oven proof dishes ready for you to heat following the instructions included if required, or in the freezer if you request.

    Serving suggestions are to help with your shopping list, and are not included. Please leave the dishes in the property as they will be re-used.

    Starters or Lighter Lunches

    Butterbean Spinach and Chorizo Stew

    Butterbean, Spinach and Chorizo Stew

    A super simple hearty lunch with crusty bread, or an original dinner party starter.

    £18 (6 portion dish)

    Spiced Parsnip and Celeriac Soup

    Spiced Parsnip and Celeriac Soup (VG)

    Smooth and tasty, incredible with a hot bread and salads for lunch.

    £14 (6 portion dish)

    Thai Pumpkin Soup

    Thai Pumpkin Soup (VG)

    Mildly spicy to suit the whole family, or just add fresh chilli  for a little more heat.

    £14 (6 portion dish)

    Wild Mushroom Pate

    Wild Mushroom Paté

    Perfect as an appetiser with drinks.

    £14 (6 portion dish)

    Borscht

    Borscht (VG)

    Colourful  and delicious beetroot soup; a stunning dish with a dollop of creme fraiche.

    £14 (6 portion dish)

    Main Courses

    Butterbean Spinach and Chorizo Stew

    Spiced Pumpkin Tagine (VG)

    A healthy and tasty pumpkin stew main, ideal for a buffet supper.

    £20 (6 portion dish)

    Spiced Parsnip and Celeriac Soup

    Aubergine Parmigiana (V)

    Melt-in-the-mouth delicious veggie meal, ideal as a main but could be a starter.

    £22 (6 portion dish)

    Thai Pumpkin Soup

    Butternut Squash and Sage Risotto (VG)

    Colourful and bursting with flavour for a dinner party main course, lunch or starter.

    £20 (6 portion dish)

    Black Welsh Lamb Shepherds Pie

    Slow Braised Black Welsh Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

    Nick & Sarah's lamb; comfort food on a plate.

    £23 (6 portion dish)

    Beavin's Beef Shin Ragu

    Beavan’s Beef Shin Ragu w/ Chestnut Mushrooms

    You will never want a Bolognaise again ...

    £23 (6 portion dish)

    Chicken Pancetta and Leek Pie

    Chicken, Pancetta and Leek Pie

    Crispy puff pastry and a creamy filling.

    £23 (6 portion dish)

    Desserts

    Pear and Almond Tart

    Pear & Almond Tart

    Beware: This cake is moist and addictive!

    £20 (8-12 portions)

    Apple and Blackberry Crumble

    Apple & Blackberry Crumble

    Foraged blackberries & apples from the farm.

    £14 (6 portions)

    Rhubarb and Ginger Crumble

    Rhubarb & Ginger Crumble

    A family favourite, especially with custard.

    £14 (6 portions)

    Apple Tart Tatin

    Apple Tarte Tatin

    Perfection served with vanilla ice cream.

    £20 (8-12 portions)

    Late Spring, Summer & Indian Summer Meals

    Available from May to September.

    Choose from our delicious Spring & Summer Menu made from home grown, foraged or locally sourced ingredients (where possible) .

    Starters, Mains and Deserts come in a portion size suitable for around 6 people. If you are a larger group just order 2 or 3 of the same dish.

    Cake sizes and portions vary (see individual items for details)

    Meals Without Miles are prepared and delivered in oven proof dishes to your Wern-y-Cwm holiday home for your arrival, left in the fridge or freezer if you prefer. Heating instructions (where needed) are included.  Serving suggestions are to help with your shopping list, and are not included. Please leave the dishes in the property as they are re-used and are not included in the price.

    ALLERGY WARNING: Ingredients including allergens are listed on the meals and in the detail, but please be mindful that all food is cooked in a kitchen where allergens are used.  Please notify us of any intolerances and do not order if you have a guest with a serious allergy.  Several meals do not contain gluten but cannot be labelled as Gluten Free due to our not having a dedicated Gluten Free kitchen facility.

    Starters

    Spinach & Paneer Samosas (V)

    Pea & Mint Soup (VG)

    Beetroot, Goats Cheese & Dill Tartlets (V)

    Chorizo & Pepper Tartelets 

    Mains:

    Roasted Red Pepper, Courgette & Feta Quiche (V)

    Ham Hock, Pea & Caramelised Onion Tart

    Roated Vegetable Lasagna (V)

    Beef Lasagna Al Forno

    Tomato, Tamarind & Aubergine Curry (VG)

    Chicken Tikka Masala

    Aubergine, Chickpea & Olive Tagine (VG)

    Slow Cooked Lamb & Apricot Tagine

    Deserts:

    Raspberry & Pistachio Semi-Fredo

    Strawberry & Almond Tart

    Gooseberry & Elderflower Sponge Pudding

    Mixed Summer Berry Cobbler

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