At this buffet, we served Chicken Galantine, Potato, Leek, & Zucchini salad, Homemade Challah, a fresh vegetable platter with homemade dips, a fresh fruit platter, Shortbread Cookies, Burnt Orange & Grand Marnier cake with home candied orange slices
Here are a few of the many choices available:
Fish -Fresh Swordfish or tuna mousse with leeks in a tomato-saffron aspic -Fresh salmon squares or shrimp with a spicy ginger, cilantro, chili sauce -Grilled halibut, salmon, etc. with mango salsa -Cold shrimp and tomatoes with an orange and cinnamon marinade -Fresh Halibut with a tomato mousseline or blackberry wine sauce -Fresh fish or shrimp with a carrot, garlic, lime and chipotle chili sauce (or chicken) -Potato pancakes with smoked salmon and creme fraiche, passed -Tuna carpaccio with lemon, olive oil, capers, olives, shallots, parsley, etc. -Many fresh sushi options with or w/out fish -Mussels served chilled: i) with vinaigrette with red & yellow peppers Spanish style, ii) with an orange sauce -Mussels served hot: i) baked with tomatoes and potatoes Italian style ii) in coconut milk and chilies Thai style, iii) with curry and lemon grass, iv) French style in a white wine sauce, v) with ginger and chilies, etc. -Clams: i) stuffed and baked, ii) steamed with leeks, iii) with garlic & pasta Italian etc. -Squid: i) salad Italian style, ii) fried Greek style iii) salad Thai style iv) Vietnamese style v) Hot squid whole stuffed Italian style with tomato sauce vi) stuffed with pork and noodles -Crab i) salad in a Gespacho sauce with avocado ii) Crab cakes fried with lemon ginger sauce iii) crab and corn chowder, Chinese style iv) with Shaosing wine and ginger, hot Chinese style v) Crab spread with cheese and toasted almonds vi) Creamy crab bisque vii) Crab tomato and potato stew viii) Pasta with crab in a creamy sauce ix) Crab Louis, cold with salmon caviar, etc. -Shrimp: i) hot with garlic, tomatoes, and feta cheese ii) cold shrimp with a chili ginger dipping sauce iii) marinated shrimp Italian style with white wine, onions and bay leaves iv) shrimp soup v) asparagus and shrimp salad vi) Cold shrimp and rice salad Italian style vii) Shrimp cooked in beer with a spicy dipping sauce viii) shrimp curry cold or hot ix) Chinese shrimp dumpling x) Broiled shrimp with garlic xi) Stir fried shrimp with vegetables Chinese style xii) Baked and stuffed shrimp, etc. xiii) shrimp in a miriad of pasta dishes both hot and cold -Salmon baked, barbecued, sautéed, steamed in papilotte, poached (both hot & cold), etc. -Halibut with the same cooking treatments, etc. -Swordfish barbecued, sautéed or baked -Tuna sushi, barbecued, baked, sautéed, tuna loaf with spinach -Fresh sturgeon sautéed, shark, perch, snapper, sole, etc. -Sweet and sour sole Italian style with vinegar, raisins and pine nuts -Pickled salmon with onions -Halibut or snapper with walnut, garlic, olive sauce -Cold tomato flavored spicy snapper or halibut -Sweet and sour salmon -Halibut in rhubarb sauce -Fish stew Italian style, Mexican style, etc., Kasu cod Japanese style -Many more choices, too numerous to list
Poultry -Blackbean vinaigrette with cold poached chicken or fish -Stuffed chicken breasts (cold) with ham, currants, nuts, and onions -Chicken galantine stuffed with chicken mousse, proscuitto, cognac and nuts (served hot or cold) -Chicken skewers with carrot, peanut, curry or other sauces, ask about them -Grilled chicken with raspberry cabernet sauce -Sautéed chicken breasts with pears and a Poire William sauce -Sautéed chicken breasts with apples and a Calvados sauce -Boneless fresh chicken with sundried tomato & wine sauce -Boneless chicken with olive, caper, tomato, & garlic sauce -Stuffed quail with spinach and a port and fig sauce -Chicken leg & thigh deboned & filled with goat cheese & wild mushrooms & sage -Hot boneless chicken, artichokes, olives, sun dried tomatoes served with rice -Rabbit or chicken with cabbage and apple Calvados sauce and couscous or noodles -Thai stuffed chicken wings -Hot boneless chicken served in a walnut sauce, Turkish style -Chicken rolls with spinach and ricotta stuffing -Whole roasted chicken with your choice of an array of stuffings under the skin -Lemon Chicken cooked in parts, or flattened under a brick -Coq au Vin (French style shicken in wine sauce) -Sliced roasted turkey with a cranberry chutney Chicken Salads: -Curried chicken salad with apples, raisins, and peanuts, -Chicken and roasted hazelnuts with tarragon, -Chicken salad with bell peppers, tomatoes, carrots, onions, lettuce, and mint -Chinese chicken with pasta, carrots, bamboo shoots, corn, cilantro, & sesame mustard dressing -Pasta and chicken with scallions, snow peas, red peppers and Thai peanut butter sauce -Chicken new potatoes, tomatoes, green beans or asparagus with a lemon mayonnaise -Pasta with chicken, basil, tomatoes, onions and roasted garlic vinaigrette or roasted cashew dressing -White and wild rice with smoked turkey, dried cranberries, and toasted nuts, -Smoked turkey, Jarlsberg cheese and grape salad -Turkey or chicken with an Italian tuna sauce (tonnato) -Boneless chicken pieces with olives and an Italian marinade, etc. -Chicken prepared and served in ways to numerous to list here -Duck many ways, capan, turkey, quail, and cornish hens, but no partridge in a pear tree
Meat -Veal: i) Scaloppini with several sauces ii) Veal breast stuffed iii) Veal osso buco iv) Veal Tagines -Beef: i) tenderloin with a cabernet sauce ii) short ribs iii) back ribs iv) Prime rib with a basil-garlic horseradish sauce v) Pot roast with an apple cider sauce vi) stew with coconut milk and chiles, Indonesian style vii) stew with beer, Belgian style viii) stew with stock, American style ix) Beef Bourguignonne (beef stew with red wine and vegetables), French style x) Beef, onions, garlic, chili, and tomato empanadas, appetizer xi) Beef meatloaf, 6 ways (also with pork and veal), good for cold sandwiches xii) Flank steak with several marinades, spicy, Asian, or Greek xiii) Warm beef brisket with carrots, prunes, red wine and onions Jewish style xiv) Corned beef brisket with carrots, potatoes and turnips -Lamb: i) leg with garlic, lemon and rosemary marinade ii) roasted, served with a cabernet and cherry sauce iii) shanks, braised iv) chops grilled v) Lamb Tagines, Moroccan style vi) Lamb and rice dolmathes (stuffed grape leaves) with a yogurt garlic sauce vii) Lamb, lemon and chili turnovers, appetizer -Beef, Veal, & Pork meatballs in a wine sauce -French liver pate with cognac and cabernet or Jewish chopped chicken liver -Pork: i) braised in milk and anchovies, Italian style ii) braised whole ham leg, bone in, with a wine sauce iii) whole pig stuffed with rice and pistachio nuts iv) barbecued pork back ribs v) pork ribs chinese style, southwestern style, with fruit salsa, with black bean sauce, with orange and onion sauce, or barbecue sauce vi) tenderloin with ginger and sherry marinade vii) tenderloin sandwiches with chipotle mayonnaise viii) -Smoked lean pork sandwiches with a homemade vinegar sauce on potato rolls -Ham sandwiches on homemade brioche with hazlenut butter
Vegetables and Salads -Potato, Leek, & Zucchini salad with Pesto dressing -Lentil salad with celery root, garlic, rosemary, and blue cheese -Pasta with walnuts, garlic, and bell peppers -Cheese filled tortellini with tomatoes, olives, capers, and basil -Roasted new potatoes with garlic and rosemary -Mashed potatoes with leeks and roasted garlic -Brussel sprouts with garlic and optional proscuitto or nuts -Fresh green beans with onions and garlic, or with tomatoes -Risotto an Italian creamy rice with a choice of mushrooms, seafood, squash, etc. -Basamati rice pilaf (or other rice combinations), including wild and mixed rice with currants and nuts -Gnocchi with imported parmesan cheese -Carrots cooked with grand marnier with or without ginger -Swiss chard braised with chicken stock and garlic -Spinach cooked many ways, creamy French or soy ginger Asian, etc. -Vietnamese salad rolls with baby shrimp and a peanut dipping sauce, served as appetizer or salad -Mushrooms in a wine and onion dressing, cold appetizer -Tomato, mozzarella, and basil salad -Tomato, mozzarella sandwiches on focaccia with or without proscuitto -Hot eggplant sandwiches with goat cheese filling in tomato sauce -Grilled eggplant with fresh basil & balsamic vinegar & olive oil -Black bean gaspacho salad with bell peppers -Vegetable terrine with spinach or broccoli, carrot, mushroom & turnip and red pepper sauce, great first course or vegetarian main dish -Small pasta with feta cheese, olives, bell peppers, garlic and basil -Italian caponata (eggplant sweet and sour salad), appetizer -Chinese chili, ginger, and garlic spicy eggplant, appetizer -Greek lemon, garlic eggplant, appetizer -Romanian eggplant with red wine vinegar, garlic, and onion with tomatoes, appetizer -Italian roasted colored bell peppers with balsamic vinegar and fresh basil, appetizer -Celery root salad with creme fraiche and dill -Roasted corn and bell pepper salad with cilantro & sesame dressing -pickled turnips with horseradish -Turkish sweet and hot pepper spread with walnuts, taramasalata, lentil tapanade, -Artichoke and olive spread, hummus, and lots of other spreads for bread -Chili bourbon pecans, many cheese selection, fresh fruit platters, etc. -Tabbouleh salad with artichoke hearts, mint, lemon and olive oil -Zucchini and Red Pepper Salad with olives and basil -Mixed wild rice and white rice salad with smoked turkey, dried cranberries, and toasted nuts. -Greek Tomato & Cucumber Salad with feta cheese and fresh oregano Green Salads: -Caesar salad with imported parmesan cheese, -Mixed greens and many vegetables with an Asian dressing and sesame seeds, -Mixed greens with a balsamic vinaigrette with tomatoes or pomegranate -Spinach and mushroom salad, -3 cabbage Vietnamese salad with chilies, -Mixed greens salad with orange segments and an orange juice dressing, -Italian cabbage and bell pepper salad with pine nuts & lemon, -spinach salad Asian style with sesame seeds and sesame dressing, -Spinach, orange, and onion salad, -Romaine, radish, & basil salad with mustard and lemon dressing, -Spinach, goat cheese, roasted peppers, and walnut dressing, etc.
Quiches and Savory Tarts -Leek and Swiss cheese quiche -Leek, white wine, fresh thyme and goat cheese tart -Caramelized onion with imported parmesan cheese -Fresh tomato basil with imported parmesan cheese -Spinach and Swiss (or Jarlsberg) cheese quiche -Spinach and smoked gouda cheese quiche -Spinach and feta cheese quiche -Tomato goat cheese and thyme quiche -Asparagus, broccoli, bell peppers, or zucchini quiche with or without cheese -Shrimp (or scallop) and leek quiche -Cabbage Swiss and caraway quiche -Mushroom and onion quiche, domestic mushrooms -Wild and domestic mushrooms with goat cheese and fresh sage -Cauliflower quiche with onions and Swiss -Quiche Lorraine with bacon and Swiss -Eggplant quiche with tomato and goat cheese or yogurt -Apple and gorgonzola quiche -Cucumber dill quiche with no cheese -Ham, Swiss, and baby peas quiche -Tuna quiche with Swiss and oregano -Mussel and white wine quiche -Chicken curry quiche -Potato, onion, and cheese quiche -Tomato, caramelized onion and Jarlsberg cheese tart
Soups -Gingered pumpkin and apple soup -Thai chicken and lemongrass soup with chilies -Chinese corn and crab soup -Southwest corn with with chipotle chilies -Many mushroom and barley soup with or without beef -Cream of vegetable soup (any vegetable), etc. many more to choose from -Four mushroom cream soup with sherry -Jewish chicken soup with matzoh balls -Curried vegetable soup -Shellfish soups; mussel, shrimp, scallop, or clam -Fin fish soup -Cold soup choices abound, just ask
Desserts For dessert buffet items, please see the desserts page.
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This is not a complete list. It is only a sample of the variety available. Please call us for more choices, and if there is something you are looking for, let us know. Also, flavors and ingredients can substituted depending on season and preference.
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