Menu Ideas

Crafty Cooks Catering offers food to suit any occasion, from a backyard barbecue to a formal function. Listed below are some of our popular options to give you an idea for your upcoming event.

 

 

  • Buffet foods (hot or cold)

  • Cocktail food

  • Desserts (cakes, cupcakes, and pastry slices)

  • Hot & cold platters (available for full functions)

  • Hot buffet roast packages (roast meat, vegetables, gravy and all the condiments to compliment your meal)

  • Indian (butter chicken, korma, rogan josh, pilaf rice, naan bread and all the trimmings)

  • Full barbecue catering (meat, salads & cold platters of antipasto)

 

 

Cocktail Food Ideas

 

  • ITALIAN MEAT BALLS

    • Oven-baked traditional Italian Meatballs

  • GARLIC CHICKEN BALLS

    • Mini Kiev-style crumbed chicken balls with garlic

  • SCHNITZEL (CHICKEN OR VEAL)

    • Crumbed Chicken Breast or Veal Strip

  • PIZZA

    • Home-made – various fillings

  • QUICHE

    • Variety of vegetable or Lorraine

  • PASTIZZI

    • Ricotta & Spinach filled pastry

  • SAMOSA /SPRING ROLLS

    • Savoury bite-sized puff pastry (vegetarian)

  • PIES

    • Home-made party pies

  • GOURMET PIES

    • Variety of savoury filled cocktail pies

  • SAUSAGE ROLLS

    • Home-made sausage rolls

  • CHICKEN NUGGETS

    • Breast fillet pieces of chicken in golden crispy batter

  • CHICKEN KEBABS

    • Cocktail chicken skewers, grilled with a light glaze

  • SATAY CHICKEN KEBABS

    • Cocktail chicken skewers, grilled with Satay sauce

  • TERRYAKI CHICKEN KEBABS

    • Cocktail chicken skewers, grilled with Teriyaki Sauce

  • PRAWN CUTLETS

    • Large crumbed butterflied prawns

  • MINI FISH AND CHIPS

    • Individual serves of hot chips and seasoned or beer-battered fish

  • HOT CHIPS

    • Individual serves of hot chips, with or without gravy

  • NUGGETS AND CHIPS

    • Individual serves of hot chips and chicken nuggets

  • CURRIES

    • Individual serves of various curries such as mango chicken, Thai, and butter chicken, served with rice

  • ASIAN

    • Individual serves of various Asian dishes such as honey chicken, hokkein noodles, and beef with black bean

  • HOT DOGS

    • Full size hot dogs with a range of condiments

  • MINI HOT DOGS

    • Kids size hot dogs with a range of condiments

  • SLIDERS

    • Mini hamburgers with a range of fillings

  • SCROLLS

    • Puff pastry scrolls with a range of fillings including vegemite, cheese and bacon, yiros and balsamic beef

  • CHURROS

    • Deep fried Spanish-style donuts, rolled in cinnamon sugar

 

 

Platters

 

ANTIPASTO PLATTER

  • Salami

  • Ham Deluxe

  • Mortadella

  • Tasty Cheese

  • Kalamata Olives

  • Sun-dried Tomatoes

 

VEGETARIAN ANTIPASTO PLATTER

  • Kalamata Olives

  • Marinated Grilled Eggplant

  • Marinated Roasted Capsicum

  • Sun-dried Tomatoes

 

MEZZE PLATTER

  • Home style Tzatiki

  • Spring gully pickled onions

  • Marinated Kalamata Olives

  • Sliced Kabana

(Served with cut Turkish & Lebanese crisp bread)

 

DIPS PLATTER

A selection of delicious dips: (three choices)

  • Tzatziki Dip

  • Hummus Dip

  • Spicy Capsicum Dip

  • French onion Dip

(Served with a selection of crisp flatbread, cheese sticks and crackers)

 

FRESH FRUIT PLATTER

A selection of fresh seasonal Fruits

  • Seedless Watermelon

  • Rockmelon

  • Honeydew

  • Strawberries

  • Kiwi Fruit

 

PREMIUM CHEESE PLATTER

A selection of Gourmet Cheeses: (choice of 5, can be substituted on request)

  • Australian Cheddar

  • Australian Cheddar Vintage

  • Apricot & Almond Cream

  • Sweet Chilli Cream

  • Camembert

(Served with a selection of savoury crackers, nuts & dried fruits)

 

SANDWICHES: (your choice of white, brown & grain breads)

  • Tuna, lettuce & mayonnaise

  • Ham, cheese & tomato

  • Turkey, cranberry & cheese

  • Chicken, lettuce & mayonnaise

  • Cheese & tomato

  • Salad

 

GOURMET BAGUETTES

  • Turkey, cranberry, cheese & mixed lettuce

  • Ham, tomato relish, cheese & mixed lettuce

  • Chicken, avocado, cheese & mixed lettuce

  • Tuna, mayonnaise & mixed lettuce

  • Chicken schnitzel, lettuce & mayonnaise

 

 

Suggested Serves

 

Mixed Sandwiches: Feeds Approximately 6-8 People

Mixed Wraps: Feeds Approximately 6-8 People

Mixed Baguettes: Feeds Approximately 6-8 People

Mini Hot Pies: 30 per platter

Mini Pasties: 30 per platter

Mini Sausage Rolls: 30 per platter

Quiches: 20 per platter

Mixed Fried Platter: (Spring Rolls, Dim Sims, Samosas): Feeds Approximately 8-10 People

Fruit Platter: Feeds Approximately 8-10 People

Cheese Platters & Dips Platters: Feeds Approximately 6-8 People

Mixed Pastries (vanilla squares, cream matchsticks, brandy snaps): approximately 16 per platter

Chocolate or Vanilla cupcakes with buttercream icing. Available in small or large, per dozen.