Menu options listed below only represent a small portion of Aleya’s offerings.
I am able to create many more tantalizing dining selections. All you have to do is ask!

Please contact me for pricing.

 


 

Hors d’oeuvre Platters

Plateau de Fromages
Assorted Cheese Platter with Fruit, Crackers and Flavored Honeys

Plateau de Charcuterie
Variety of Meats and Olives with Crackers

Antipasto Platter
Variety of Cured Meats, Cheeses, Olives, Artichoke Hearts, Cornishons & Anchovies

Plateau de Fruits
Assorted Fruit Platter with Dip

Plateau de Légumes
Assorted Vegetable Platter with Dip

Salsa Fiesta Platter
Guacamole, Pico de Gallo, Jalapeño Pinto Bean Dip with Cotija Cheese, Tomatillo Salsa served with Tortilla Chips. ¡Olé!

 


 

Hors d’oeuvre Options

 

BEEF & RED MEAT

Boeuf Bourguignon Shooters
A savory stew prepared with beef braised in red wine and beef broth and flavored with garlic, onions and a bouquet garni, with pearl onions and mushrooms.  Served in shot glasses.  Also available made with Lamb

Beefcake Canapés
Seared Beef Tenderloin Cutlets on Herb Roasted Red Potatoes with Garlic Bleu Cheese Dipping Sauce

Umami Canapés
Umami, the basic taste of savoriness, is exemplified in these morsels of Beef Tenderloin, Blue Cheese and Caramelized Onion on Petit Biscuit

Beef Short Rib Bites topped with Braised Red Cabbage
Succulent Beef Short Ribs cooked until fork tender topped with a hint of Cinnamon and a dash of tang provided by the beautiful magenta-colored Braised Red Cabbage

Sumac Lamb Shish Kababs with Greek Yogurt Dipping Sauce
Exotic and tart, Sumac adds authenticity to this traditional Middle Eastern dish

Dijon Herb Crusted Lamb Chops
Young Lamb roasted to perfection with an outer crust of aromatic Herbs.

FISH & SHELLFISH

Mini Ginger & Scallion Crab Cakes with Sweet Basil and Lemon Aioli
A frequent request of Culinary Princess Catering Micro-Catering Clients, these Crab Cakes will have you coming back for seconds and thirds

Mini Ginger White Fish Cakes with Curry Garlic Aioli
A variation on the classic Crab Cake, Ginger White Fish Cakes have a delicate flavor and texture that pairs wonderfully with aromatic Curry

Orange Spice Salmon Lettuce Wraps
Sautéed Salmon with Cucumbers, Ginger and finely sliced Red Onion marinated in Lemon Juice

Fried Cod Poppers with Tartar Sauce
A refined “fish stick” with an herbed crust and freshly made Tartar Sauce

Garlic Shrimp Scampi Skewers
Shrimp Scampi always lends its elegance to any event

Shrimp Pot Stickers with Sesame Dipping Sauce
Steamy, tender Dumplings with a toasty sweet Sesame Dipping Sauce

Hummingbird Canapés
Named after the National Bird of Trinidad, Hummingbird Canapés peak your Caribbean sentiments with Curry Tuna & Chickpea Salad on Crostini Brushed with Cumin and Olive Oil

Pan Seared Scallops with Tomato Provencal
Scallops crowned with a simmered blend of Sweet Tomato and Onion

CHICKEN & TURKEY

Breaded Dijon Ranch Chicken Strips
A zippy change to traditional Dijon Chicken

Candied Ginger and Sesame Glazed Chicken Bites
Tender Chicken Breast in a sweet toasted Sesame glaze with the kick of Ginger

Spicy Cilantro Honey Chicken Satay
Sweet, spicy and full of fiesta, these Chicken skewers will liven up your next event

Brie & Basil Chicken Tender Paupiettes with Tomato Olive Tapenade
Rolled to resemble flowers, the mini Paupiettes are secretly hiding yummy Tomato-Olive goodness between their petals

Chicken Pot Pie Bites in Puff Pastry
Buttery and flaky Puff Pastry filled with a medley of Vegetables and White Meat Chicken in an Herbed Velouté Sauce

Mini Turkey Meatloaf “Cupcakes” with Mashed Potato “Frosting” and Velouté Gravy
A fun twist on mom’s meatloaf, this lower-fat Turkey rendition turns the traditional Meatloaf dinner into a quirky treat

Marchand de Vin Canapés
Slightly liquored up, these “Wine Merchant” Canapés are Chicken Breast Cutlets with Porcini Mushrooms and Marchand de Vin Sauce on Crostini

PORK

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with Balsamic Roasted Bell Pepper Puree
Want to make something irresistible?  Add Bacon!  Want to have an empty hors d’oeuvre tray? Add Balsamic Roasted Bell Pepper Puree!

Snooty Pig Canapés
Honey Ham with Dijon Mustard Cream and Green Apple.  Well, aren’t you a fancy one!?

En Garde!
Salami, Cherry Tomato and Cheddar Swords

Angel Eggs
Why name something “deviled” when it tastes so good?  Available in Traditional, Curry, Italian and Bacon and Dill

VEGETARIAN

Autumn Leaves Canapés (seasonal)
Butternut Squash, Ricotta, and Sage on Crostini

Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad
A Culinary Princess Catering Client favorite, the earthy overtones of Roasted Red and Gold Beets form a happy union with the creamy, subtle saltiness of Goat Cheese.  Served with Spring Mix or Spinach.  Served in shot glasses with mini forks

Mint & Basil Brussels Sprouts
Described by one Culinary Princess Catering Client as “better than cake,” Mint and Basil Brussels Sprouts have a slightly sweet, tea-like flavor that will redeem the reputation of Brussels Sprouts

Mini Tostadas
Black Beans, Pico de Gallo and Cotija Cheese on mini Tortillas.  Meat addition available.

Paradise Canapés
Brie Cheese and Mango resting on thinly sliced Cucumber and topped with a Mint Leaf 

Fried Cheesy Polenta
Creamy coarse ground Yellow Cornmeal simmered to perfection with Parmesan Cheese and topped with Tomato Provencal and Feta Cheese

Bruschetta
Tomato, Basil and Feta on Crostini drizzled with Olive Oil

 


 

Tea Treats

These items are especially great for tea parties, but would make wonderful editions to any event.
Assorted Teas, Hot Water and Accompaniments provided for a fee.

TEA SANDWICHES

Cucumber and Cream Cheese

Curry Egg Salad

Smoked Salmon & Rosemary Aioli

Ham & Apple Mustard

Salmon Mousseline & Dill

Cucumber, Mint, Basil & Cream Cheese

Salted Caramel, Pear & Gorgonzola

Bacon, Ginger & Bleu Cheese

Brie & Sundried Tomato

MINI SCONES

Mini Scones with Cream and Jam

TEA CAKES

Sweet Corn Cakes
Slightly Sweet Mini-Corn Cakes served with Fruit Kissed Chantilly Cream and Fresh Fruit

Muffins
Raspberry, Blueberry or Cherry with Cream

French Pastries
Variety of moist and buttery laminated dough danish filled with fruit, cream and smiles