Spring & Summer menu

Take a look at the sample menus below for a taste of the freshly made delights that come out of Kate’s Kitchen. We prefer to tailor make a menu to suit and take pride in creating exciting and seasonal menus. Please use the options below as examples of our dishes and then contact us to let us know what you fancy. We also create dinner party menus, hot buffets and many more. All dietary preferences are easily catered for.

Finger buffet menu

  • Seasonal homemade quiches – v
    Avocado, tomato and red onion tortilla cup – vegan
    Puff pastry spirals filled with pesto, goats cheese and sesame seeds – v
    Homemade carrot falafels with summer vegetable crudités and dips – vegan and wf
    Potato and turmeric focaccia with mango chutney and raita – can be vegan
    Courgette, pea and feta frittata – v and wf
    Bruschetta topped with spiced aubergine, tomato and feta – can be vegan
    Tomato, mozzarella and basil pizzette square – with or without chorizo – v
    Sweetcorn and spring onion fritters with tomato salsa – v or bacon jam
    Summer vegetable bhajis with pickled vegetables and coriander –  vegan
    Tomato in summer herbs, pickled beetroot and brie skewers with chutney dip – wf, can be vegan
    Carrot and onion rosti, horseradish cream cheese with smoked salmon- wf
    Marinated salmon and new potato skewers and dips – wf
    Spinach and horseradish roulade stuffed with chorizo, Shropshire blue pate or smoked salmon – wf
    West country brie and serrano ham mini croissants
    Free range marinated chicken skewers with dips – wf
    Old Winchester scones with coronation chicken or (brie and spring onion -v)
    Pork, apple and chorizo sausage rolls – or chickpea and pecan herbed rolls – v
    Lamb, lemon and apricot koftas with tahini dip –  wf
    Cherry Bakewell cake
    Summer berry crumble slice with lemon curd
    Chocolate and hazelnut tiffin with a white chocolate swirl
    Courgette, cardamom and banana vegan cake with a lemon drizzle topping
    Raspberry and lemon polenta cake – wf

(please note all dietary requirements and allergies can be catered for – please request upon enquiry)


Canapé menu

  • Piles of cocktail sausages in honey and mustard
    Serrano ham, goats cheese and tarragon pate rolls – wf
    Mini French onion filo tartlets – v
    Chicken, pea and English herb cakes with mustard dip – wf
    Herbed blinis topped with dukkha & goat cheese pate or smoked salmon & cream cheese
    Smoked fish cakes with tartare sauce – v
    Broad bean, parsley and Old Winchester filo fingers – v
    Brie, pesto and tomato salsa on toasted brioche – v
    Sun blushed tomato, olive, boccacini and basil skewer – v and wf
    Homemade guacamole, tomatoes and olive on puff pastry crisps – vegan
    Spiced aubergine, tomato and feta crostini – v – can be vegan

(please note all dietary requirements and allergies can be catered for – please request upon enquiry)


Fork buffet menu

  • Rolled free range chicken marinated in apricots, preserved lemon and Moroccan spices with coriander yoghurt – wf
    Honey and mustard roasted ham with celeriac herbed remoulade- wf
    Rare roasted topside beef with Virgin Mary sauce and charred broccoli – wf
    Roasted herbed lemon crusted salmon or poached salmon (wf) with lemon, tarragon and broad beans
    Charred, pickled mackerel and smoked mackerel pate with horseradish cream and cucumber – wf
    Vegan mezze – chargrilled vegetables, antipasti, hummus and focaccia
    Mixed tomato crostada with pesto – v
    Courgette, pea and basil quiche with old Winchester pastry– v
    English potato salad with crème fraiche, herbs and cornichons –  wf
    Dressed allotment potato salad – potatoes, beans, with dill and lemon dressing – wf and vegan
    Giant cous cous salad with courgette ribbons, pesto with old Winchester – v*
    Spiced rice with saffron, olives, peppers and broad beans – wf and vegan
    Roasted ratatouille, chickpeas, walnuts and herbs – wf and vegan
    Citrus cheesecake with ginger base
    Mini meringues with berries and key lime dip – wf
    Summer fruit, almond and caramel crostata
    Chocolate and cherry fudge torte – vegan and wf


(please note all dietary requirements and allergies can be catered for – please request upon enquiry. (WF = wheat free, however there may be traces of gluten in our kitchen)