[gf] = gluten free options available  |  [df] = dairy free options available

all prices are per confirmed guest

CLASSIC CANAPÉS | $3

cold

  • cherry tomato, pesto & baby bocconcini bites [gf]
  • tuna bites in crispy bread cases
  • mini chicken parmesan pies
  • parmesan and paprika puff twists
  • Vietnamese coconut chicken salad served on prawn crackers [gf] [df]
  • herb pikelets w gorgonzola walnut crème fraiche, pear & chives [gf]
  • zucchini and haloumi fritters w Greek yoghurt & lemon [gf]
  • cucumber rounds w wasabi mayonnaise, smoked salmon & dill [gf [df]
  • double-decker ham and cheese mini tea sandwiches

hot

  • rustic tartlets w homemade basil pesto, tomato & bocconcini [gf]
  • corn fritters topped w crème fraiche & homemade onion jam [gf [df]
  • crunchy Thai chicken balls w sweet chilli sauce [gf [df]
  • pork & garlic chive gyoza w ponzu dipping sauce [df]
  • spinach, ricotta and herb puff triangles w garlic & herb aioli
  • caramelised red onion, thyme & feta tartlets
  • mini chicken skewers w homemade satay & kaffir lime leaves [gf] [df]
  • three cheese pizza wheels w prosciutto, balsamic and thyme

GOURMET CANAPÉS | $4

cold

  • torched fresh fig (seasonal) and gorgonzola tartlets w vincotto
  • fresh king prawns w lemon wedges & garlic aioli [gf] [df]
  • smoked salmon stacks w zesty cream cheese, dill & chives [gf]
  • mini frittatas w smoked trout, feta & chives [gf]
  • Peking duck pancakes w shallot, cucumber & hoi sin [df]
  • crispy baguette rounds w rare roast beef, horseradish cream & roast capsicum [df]

hot

  • slow-cooked chipotle beef w tangy avocado salsa on corn tortillas
  • pulled pork & spicy coleslaw sliders [df]
  • mini beef burgers w homemade relish, pickles & Swiss cheese
  • steamed fish curry shots w fried shallots & fresh herbs [gf] [df]
  • mixed mushroom & herb risotto balls w mozzarella centres [gf]
  • lamb korma on mini papadums topped w yoghurt, mango chutney & coriander [gf]

PICNIC ITEMS | $5

More substantial sauvory items designed to be served at room temperature, under a tree.

  • smoked salmon mini bagels w caramelised fennel, lemon creme fraise, dill pickles & capers
  • rare roast beef Turkish bites w fresh rocket pesto, roasted capsicum, horseradish cream & Swiss cheese
  • prosciutto, asparagus & Gruyere puff pastry bundles
  • pork, fennel & caramelised onion mini sausage rolls w homemade tomato chutney [df]
  • mushroom, goats cheese & thyme puff pastry tarts
  • roast vege & feta frittatas [gf]

PLATTERS | $5 per person

Classic antipasto platter

Assorted platter including a variety of antipasto dishes, such as:

  • assorted cheeses & quince paste
  • gourmet dips
  • warmed olives
  • chicken liver pâté, or saucy meat balls, or prosciutto-wrapped grissini sticks
  • marinated mushrooms
  • tomato, bocconcini & basil bites
  • crackers [gf]
  • fresh fruit or fruit chutney
  • chocolate

smörgåsbord (Scandinavian platter)

Traditional Scandinavian platter including:

  • smoked salmon
  • dill creme fraise
  • pickled cucumbers & red onions
  • deviled eggs
  • rye bread and pumpernickel

BOWL ITEMS | $6

More substantial items served in bowls or Chinese boxes w teaspoons or chopsticks.

cold

  • Vietnamese coconut chicken salad – w mint, roast peanuts & prawn crackers [gf] [df]
  • jewelled wild rice – w tomatoes, fresh herbs, craisons and walnuts [gf] [df]

hot

  • Thai chicken curry – w coconut & Asian shallots served on red rice [gf, df]
  • paprika chicken – w cauliflower ‘rice’ and fresh picked herbs [gf] [df]
  • Malaysian beef curry – w saffron rice, mango chutney & mini poppadom [gf] [df]
  • slow-cooked lamb – w roast garlic mash and crisp green beans [gf] [df]
  • fresh pesto pasta – w roast cherry tomatoes, buffalo mozarella, parmesan & parsley [gf]
  • 3 mushroom risotto – w fresh herbs, rocket, parmesan & balsamic [gf]
  • Japanese steamed egg custard – w scallop & mushroom [gf] [df]

SWEET MENU

sweet canapés | $3

  • tri-colour chocolate dipped strawberries [gf]
  • warm grape fritters w cinnamon sugar
  • choc – almond butter ‘reeses’ cups [gf] [df]
  • baci chocolates
  • chocolate truffles
  • ‘home made’ ginger and honey cookies
  • roasted strawberry summer sheet cake squares

gourmet sweet canapés | $4

  • cake pops
  • Kahlua hot chocolate shots
  • mini choc-hazelnut mousse w dark chocolate shavings
  • mini coconut crème caramel w toasted coconut & lime
  • mini gourmet cupcakes (POA)

SPECIAL REQUESTS

drop-off menu

  • Hosting a picnic? Like to take all the credit for the food (and save a little money!)? Ask me about my drop-off options which can be prepared in advance and delivered to your event all ready for you to simply re-heat (if necessary), arrange and serve at your event.
  • You can use your own platters or serving plates, or hire platters from the eclectic sassy bites collection for a small additional charge to cover picking up the platters after your event.

special requirements

  • As someone who has food intolerances and sensitivities, I’m very aware of the need to adjust the menu and am mindful of my ingredients to suit your guests’ special diets, tastes and preferences.
  • A complete list of ingredients for each item can be available to you and your guests at your event on request, and please let me know in advance of any special dietary requirements so I can ensure that the menu or part of is suitable for everyone.
  • My particular specialities include vegetarian, paleo, JERF, LCHF, keto, dairy-free (lactose intolerant) and gluten-free (coeliac) menus.