Appetizers & Platters

Appetizers & Platters

We are thrilled to offer more options than ever in platters and appetizers to fit into any type of gathering, whether it be low key or high end business elite! If you don't see what you are looking for, I would be happy to craft a custom appetizer for your group. Where possible, local products are used in order to promote health and support our local economy.

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  • Platters

    All platters will serve approx 20 - 25 people, depending on the nature of the event and the number of other items ordered.  I would be happy to advise on appropriate amounts for your particular event.  

  • Fresh cut vegetables

    • 28

    Fresh cut carrots, celery, grape tomatoes, cucumber and mushrooms

    With house made honey dill dip

  • Fresh cut fruit with Chantilly cream

    • 40

    Fresh cut pineapple, watermellon (in season), honeydew, cantaloup, red and green grapes and strawberries (in season)

    House made whipped cream and Greek yoghurt dip with a swirl of my homemade strawberry or raspberry preserves

  • Spinach dip in pumpernickel bread bowl

    • 27

    Fresh made spinach dip in a big, crusty pumpernickel bread bowl with extra bread on the side for dipping

  • Assorted cheese board

    • 42

    A variety of aged and fresh cheeses on a board with an assortment of crackers.  Gluten Free crackers available on request.

  • Crispy spiced tortilla platter with fruit salsa

    • 30

    Home baked tortilla wedges with butter and sweet spices served with a big bowl of fresh fruit salsa made of kiwi, strawberry, pineapple and lime

  • Caramelized onion hummus with baked pita wedges

    • 26

    Signature hummus whipped up with baked garlic pita for dipping.  Gluten free wedges available on request

  • Focaccia with balsamic and olive oil

    • 25

    Home baked focaccia bread topped with garlic and rosemary, with basamic and olive oil on the side for dipping

  • Guacamole and fresh salsa with organic blue corn chips

    • 25

    Homemade guacamole and my signature fresh salsa with lime and cilantro
    Served with a big pile of organic blue corn chips for dipping

  • Appetizers and Canapés

    All appetizers and canapes are sold per dozen, with a 4 dozen minimum order, due to the labour of love involved in creating many of these delightful bites

  • Spanakopita bites with tzaziki

    • per dozen 20

    A client favourite!  Feta, herbs and spinach wrapped in phyllo pastry and baked to a beautiful golden brown and served with a side of cucumber and mint tzaziki

  • Tomato basil bruschetta

    • per dozen 13

    That beautiful Italian combination of tomato, basil and garlic piled onto crisp baguette and topped with fresh Asiago cheese and balsamic drizzle

  • Mushroom and carmelized onion bruschetta

    • per dozen 15

    Piled onto crisp baguette topped with goat cheese and drizzled with balsamic reduction

  • Smoked salmon and dill canapés

    • per dozen 18
    • hold the seafood 16

    Cucumber bites stuffed with dilled cream cheese and topped with a smoked salmon rosette

  • Shrimp and avocado canapés

    • per dozen 19

    Shrimp and fresh avocado on a crusty baguette smeared with a spicy wasabi mayo

  • Grilled chicken brochettes

    • per dozen 21

    Greek- Chicken breast marinated in garlic and lemon, skewered and grilled, and served with a side of cucumber and mint tzaziki for dipping

    Or 

    Thai - Chicken breast marinated in garlic and ginger, skewered and grilled, and served with a side of thai peanut sauce for dipping

  • Maple bacon wrapped water chestnuts

    • per dozen 20

    Marinated water chestnuts, wrapped in bacon and drizzled with pure maple syrup and roasted.  The perfect blend of sweet and savoury!

  • Bacon wrapped goat cheese stuffed figs

    • Per dozen 21

    Marinated figs stuffed with goat cheese and wrapped in bacon before being roasted to a golden brown

  • Chorizo braised in red wine

    • per dozen 19

    A client favourite!  Mildly spiced Maltese made chorizo braised in red wine

  • Indian samosas with mango chutney

    • per dozen 20

    Vegetarian samosas home crafted with a spicy potato and pea filling and served with mango chutney for dipping

  • Grape tomato, basil and Gouda skewers

    • per dozen 18

    Local grape tomatoes and basil from Debruins (in season) and Gouda from Thunder Oaks cheese farm 

    Served with a sweet balsamic reduction for dipping

  • Quiche tartlets

    • per dozen 23

    Bacon, Swiss and green onion

    Italian sausage, tomato, and basil

    Spinach florentine with Thunder Oaks Gouda

  • Cocktail meatballs

    • per dozen 18

    Made with Northern Ontario beef and pork

    Asian style with garlic and ginger dipping sauce

    Italian with pesto dipping sauce

    Thyme infused with cranberry glaze    

  • Gourmet mac and cheese tartlets

    • per dozen 16

    Aged cheddar, Thunder Oaks Gouda and roasted red pepper baked macaroni and cheese in little tart shapes

  • Fruit kabobs with chocolate fondue

    • per dozen 20

    Colourful fruit kabobs with a side of dark chocolate ganache for dipping