Home Cooking by Elizabeth

I just wanted to thank you for the splendid catering you provided for my mother-in-law’s 80th birthday. We have had so many thank you notes and compliments after the event, all saying what lovely food, how well organised and how it worked like clockwork.

Catering for weddings, bereavements, private functions, civil partnership ceremonies, corporate catering.


Elizabeth - Home Cooking Direct Esher

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Bringing Food and People Together


I am now celebrating over 30 years as a caterer, this has been a very rewarding period of my life, giving me great satisfaction knowing every event is special.  I generally bespoke every menu, often producing recipes personally for my clients.  I am the main influence of all my catering events and will be seen back of house in my apron!  I am supported by my husband Jon and daughters, who all have their own roles within the business. My daughters work closely with me and have become a very important part of the business taking the next generation to a different level.


It seems a long time ago, starting just in my kitchen at home with my three small children, producing and selling my products at local indoor craft markets. It was during this time in my life when I created my signature dishes, which I am still producing today; homemade pies, quiches and numerous types of cakes.


Over the past years, I have always kept food ideas and styles up to date, my basic

technique of home style cooking, or as a great friend of mine always says “Cooking from the Heart”, using the best possible ingredients, has always been the key to my success. I am also mindful of and support local produce and businesses. I am very fortunate to live in Great Bookham in Surrey where there is a wealth of great suppliers, with excellent butchers, a fish monger, a bakery and a greengrocer all of which are family businesses who care.


Throughout the years, my personal catering service has always thrived and many clients are still using our services since 1986.  It is the core of my business and my great passion.  I have many testimonials from past clients who have appreciated and experienced those special touches of mine and those of my staff.  Whatever the size all events are treated the same.  The menus are only an idea to give a price structure when you are browsing through them.


I eagerly write my own recipes and you will find many of my recipes on the website, I have also written for local magazines, occasionally broadcast on local radio and apparently pop up on Cbeebies in a children’s programme, as a puzzled cook producing bizarre things from the kitchen! Something I did a few years ago!


Our beautiful unique catering showroom in Great Bookham welcomes clients to visit and discuss their personal requirements, at the same time viewing our range of china, cutlery and glassware etc. Our showroom can also host private parties up to 20 guests; perfect for Ladies and Gentlemans Lunch Parties, Baby Showers, Family Celebrations or Small Memorial Gatherings.


I look forward to meeting you soon.


Elizabeth Treliving

Office 01372 453206 Mobile 07712760175 or email me ejtreliving@aol.com

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