SAMPLE MENUS

For all styles of service and need
Some menu items are seasonal

All catering event menus are custom created for each individuals needs. Send me a message with what you're envisioning, and I will send you a Seasonal, Custom menu

appetizers/small bites

Chevre, fig jam, and pistachio phyllo cup

Crispy platano with hummus and mango chutney

Blini with smoked salmon, creme fraiche, dill

Charcuterie skewers, or board with various cured meats, cheeses, jam, olives, nuts

Pâté Crostini, cornishon / jam

Stuffed mushroom with sun dried tomato, goat cheese, walnut, herbs

 

Roasted apple, onion, and brie pastry

Gruyere, rosemary and garlic pastry

 

Sausage pastry purse with parsley pesto 

 

Israeli chickpea hummus with seasonal topping

Muhamarra

Eggplant caviar

 

Kale spanakopita

 

Bacon wrapped dates with bleu cheese

 

Seasonal caprese platter with crostini

 

Mucver (zucchini and dill pancake)

 

Anchovy deviled eggs with fennel frond

Shawarma cauliflower with pickled onions, yogurt, cilantro

Tonnatto crostini 

Shrimp and cumin fritters, lemon aioli

Mango, avocado, and citrus salsa

Pickled hot pepper queso with short rib

Thai style shrimp salad with lettuce leaves

First place gazpacho

Tingly lamb skewer sliders, fresh relish

mains

Arancini filled with goat cheese, mozzarella, prosciutto, fresh herbs

 

Curried goat or lamb, fresh chutney

Brazilian coconut seafood stew (Moqueca)

Chicken Marbella

Halibut or bass in wine and butter braised greens with caper, lemon, garlic, onions, dill

Moroccan lamb and vegetable stew

 

Asada brisket taco platter with rice and beans, tortillas, crema, scallion

 

Marinated Seafood Salad made with olives, shrimp, octopus, squid, celery, parsley, lemon, garlic.

Caper, lemon, garlic, and parmesan pasta, fresh fennel frond

Butternut squash, sausage, and ricotta lasagna (seasonal variations)

Roasted chicken and baby potatoes with Amogio and broccoli rabe 

Greek style lamb meatballs with artichoke, potato, and a lemon egg sauce with fresh herbs

Pork tenderloin with roasted vegetables, mango chutney

Vietnamese Phó bar

Handmade pork and scallion dumplings with peanut sauce

Parmesan breadcrumbed lamb chops with artichoke mayo, braised greens

Beef bourguignon 

Pork butt garam masala stew

Paella, salsa freca

Lamb and bulgur meatballs yogurt sauce, roasted broccoli

Pork chops with chorizo vinaigrette, braised peppers, onions, kale, and baby potato

breakfast spreads

Seasonal vegetable salad, fresh hummus, boiled farm egg, yogurt, fruit, fresh bread

Seasonal chicken consomme, grain salad

 

Seasonal Quiche: Fresh butter crust, seasonal vegetable, caramelized onion, fresh herbs, ricotta, speck

Mini pastry quiche cups with seasonal vegetables, gruyere, and herbs

 

Yogurt parfait bar with homemade granola, fruit, toasted nuts and seeds, honey

 

Whole wheat blueberry muffins with crumb topping

Banana chocolate chip muffins with coconut

 

Chia pudding made with coconut, blueberry, vanilla

Challah french toast

Phò Bar 

Salads

Kale salad with grapefruit, honey almond, feta, red onion, citrus vinaigrette

Eloté salad with chili, lime, cotija

Summer panzanella with local bread croutons, tomato, basil, shallot, wine vinegar

Wheatberry, shiitake, scallion, and garden herb salad with honey sesame vinaigrette

Shaved fennel, orange, and kalamata olive salad with mint, parsley, and red onion. red wine vinegar

Duck, orange, and watercress salad 

Arugula, roasted pepper, pine nuts, goat cheese, balsamic vinaigrette

 

Red potato salad with chives, lemon garlic mayo, optional boiled egg, and grape tomato

 

Spring Greens Salad with snap peas, strawberry, red onion, goat cheese, toasted almonds, aged balsamic vinaigrette 

 

Grapefruit tahini kale salad with pistachio, roasted cauliflower, red onion

 

Roasted beet, basil, walnut, and goat cheese salad over market greens, with aged balsamic vinaigrette

Thai kale salad with peanut lime dressing, sweet pepper, cucumber, bean sprouts, cilantro, sesame seed

 

Italian three Bean Salad with green olive, celery, red pepper, red onion, parsley, balsamic vinegar, and extra virgin olive oil

 

Lentil and herb salad with roasted peppers and feta, minty garlic vinaigrette

Market greens salad with crispy prosciutto, mango, goat cheese, quinoa, red onion, red wine vinaigrette

Israeli couscous tabbouleh with lots of herbs, tender carrot, and more chopped market veggies, honey garlic dressing

Grated carrot salad with peanut, roasted broccoli, wheat berry, raisin, fresh herbs, scallion, creamy cashew dressing 

Desserts

Chocolate tart with berry and almond

Ricotta chocolate chip pound cake, berry jam, honey creme

 

Lemon tart with strawberry

Flourless chocolate olive oil polenta cake

Cherry, almond, coconut oatmeal cookies

Tahini swirl blondies

Almond Joy Dates

Cherry coconut pudding

 

Spiced hazelnut brownie

Tahini Cookies (vegan, gf)

 

Olive oil citrus cake

Lemon mascarpone cheesecake with biscotti crust, fresh curd

Milk chocolate raspberry blondies

Peach and spice crumble, whipped cream 

Chocolate and peanut butter mousse pie

Cinnamon cake with peaches, caramel, whipped cream 

Spiced honey nut pie

Caramel carrot pie with pecan crust 

Johnny cash's mothers pineapple chess pie

Postpartum/Care Package Meals

Most items can be frozen and reheated as needed. Makes for a wonderful gift to a new mother, medically recovering individuals, and more.

-Chicken, red dates, and ginger soup 

-Coconut, squash, lentil, and vegetable soup. Fresh herbs and lime

- Hearty sausage stew. tomato, mushroom, grain, chard

-Coconut milk and salmon stew with greens, veggies and warm spices

1-Moroccan chicken or lamb, chickpea and vegetable stew 

-Handmade pork and scallion dumplings 

-Mushroom, beef, and wild rice soup with carrot and onions. made with red wine, dill, thyme

-Fish chowder made with sweet corn, local bacon, potato, onion, carrot, celery, white wine, fresh herbs, halibut, cod, and a dash of milk

-Pastel de papa (Shepherd's pie made with beef and pork (or lentil and mushroom), green olive, raisin, boiled egg, spices, tomato, buttery mashed potato crust) side of chimmichurri

-Butternut squash and roasted red pepper soup made with coconut milk, smoked paprika, garlic, onion, spinach, chickpeas.

-Maafe (Senegalese peanut chicken stew, with sweet potato, pepper, kale)

-Turkey and sweet corn meatballs with roasted pepper and basil romesco.

-Minestra soup with homemade preserved summer tomato, lentil, mushroom, spinach, mini beef and pork meatballs

Email me for more broths, snacks, tea kits, and more!