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Ten great street eats you can hire for your next event in Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 13:28 09 August 2016 | UPDATED: 16:25 09 August 2016

Street food from the region: The Duck Truck, The Proper Pizza Co and The Waffle Works. (L-R)

Street food from the region: The Duck Truck, The Proper Pizza Co and The Waffle Works. (L-R)

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Hosting a party or planning a wedding in Norfolk? Here's a look at some of the great street food businesses from across the region that could help to make your event extra special.

Feast on the Street, part of the Norfolk and Norwich Food Festival 2014  outside the Forum, Norwich. James Hammond of the Proper Pizza Co.Photo: Steve AdamsFeast on the Street, part of the Norfolk and Norwich Food Festival 2014 outside the Forum, Norwich. James Hammond of the Proper Pizza Co.Photo: Steve Adams

• Dogzillas

Promising street food with attitude, this Norfolk-based business offers gourmet hot dogs, made using smoked German Frankfurters, as well as a variety of other dishes comprised of locally sourced ingredients. Their menu includes items such as The Dogzilla ‘Chilli Dog’, inspired by the New York hot dog and served with chilli and sour cream, as well as ‘Bunny Chow’, a South African inspired dish made with a quarter loaf, which is hollowed out and filled with either chilli, meatballs or vegetable curry.

• Mac & More

Established in 2013, Mac & More are creating a gourmet version of the classic pasta dish and finishing it off with a range of twisted toppings to provide a truly unique eating experience. As well as macaroni and cheese, they also whip up sweet treats such as Eton Mess and traditional American buttermilk pancakes, so there’s something to suit both sweet and savoury fans.

• The Proper Pizza Co.

Using mobile wood-fired pizza ovens, this catering company from Norwich makes artisan pizzas that would be perfect for your next party. Their sample menu includes toppings such as Prosciutto ham, Chorizo, homemade chilli oil, mushrooms, butternut squash, Feta cheese, crayfish tails, slow cooked pulled pork and smoked chicken but the team can tailor pizzas to suit personal tastes and can create glute-free, dairy-free and vegetarian pizzas upon request.

• The Duck Truck

As the name suggests, The Duck Truck offers a range of dishes made using duck meat and are well known for their crispy aromatic duck wraps, served with cucumber, spring onion and sweet hoisin sauce. Other dishes they offer include duck salad, duck fat chips and a roasted vegetable alternative wrap for vegetarians.

• How Sweet It Is

You can’t beat a hot donut and that’s something family run business, How Sweet It Is, knows all too well. Serving fresh hot donuts in either sugar or cinnamon flavours from a rustic trailer they aim to bring a taste of the seaside to special events - from weddings to family celebrations, or fetes.

• Totem Afrikando

Totem is a Norwich-based street food business that serves a range of authentic dishes from Africa and aims to educate people of all ages about African culture, food, and music. Their tasty offerings have included Moroccan chicken wraps, Minchet Abish (Ethiopian minced beef stew) and Charmoula lamb koftas.

• Bullitt

Using primal and traditional cookery methods to create a range of artisan food, Bullitt offer a variety of stalls for events, including a stall for their Bullitt burgers, which are made using Norfolk steak beef burgers and homemade cheese, as well as their Bullitt Blighty BBQ which features charcoal and wood smoked dishes from around the world, such as Texas brisket and Brazilian skewers. They also offer a brunch stall, a cart converted to sell ice-cold fruit and a dog-star bar stocked with craft beers.

• Natural Born Grillers

This gourmet burger company is well-known for their unique music inspired burger menu, which includes the ‘Will-i-lamb’, a lamb, mint and chilli patty, the ‘Piggy Smalls’, made from pork, garlic and chorizo and the ‘Wild Thing’ which consists of wild boar and apricot.

• The Waffle Works

This Suffolk-based catering company was established in 2012 and has been offering the hungry people of East Anglia a unique treat in the form of a waffle on a stick. The waffles are served with a range of sauces and toppings such as salted caramel sauce, cinnamon syrup and Belgian chocolate sauce and seasonal ingredients are often used to create specials such as The Christmas Pudding with Custard Waffle and Ale flavoured waffles for Norwich’s City of Ale festival.

• Pie Central

Pie Central are a pop-up pie company who craft handmade pies and tasty sides for festivals, weddings and food fairs. Their menu includes traditional pies such as steak and ale, beef and onion and cheese, potato and onion as well as specials such as lamb ragu, venison, smoked bacon and mushroom and sweet potato, spinach, feta and roasted red pepper.

• Has your favourite street food company made the list? Let us know in the comments below.

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