Thursday, July 5, 2007

entertaining at home - an early spring intimate gathering of 24 westside friends and neighbors

Westside Avante Garde Menu:

Chef Passed Temptations and Short Plates

as this was a rather small private gathering of upper westside neighbors the chefs at CuisinEtc, a NYC boutique caterer, created a menu of healthy indulgences and transglobal fusion offerings

a selection of signature hors d’oeuvres and miniature entrée short plates

…… Nocce Shrimp - grilled shrimp with traditional or hazelnut cocktail sauce

Tilapia Taco Short Plate – grilled tilapia fish fillets brushed with avocado lime butter & topped with mango salsa & confetti slaw

…… Big City Country Biscuits
Filet Mignon, wasabi horseradish crème In a Mini Parmesan Buttermilk Biscuit

…… Baby Lamb Lollipop Short Plate

Rosemary Infused Baby Lamb Chops with Dijon Apricot Drizzle with Chipotle Sweet Potato Gratin

…… Jamacian me Crazy Chicken Bytes -
Piquant Island Flavored Jerk Chicken skewers

…… Dumplings Dot Com – Steamed Chicken and Veggie Dumplings Passed on Asian Spoons with Wasabi- Soy Sauce

…… Golden Triangles –Piquant Potato & Veggie Samosas with Coconut Chutney

…… Italian Lollipops - Skewers of Marinated Mozzarella with Fresh Basil and Grape Tomatoes

…… Rosemary Vodka Tomato Soup Sips served in mini espresso cups

…… Gorgonzola Cheddar Mac and Cheese Short Plate
served in antique punch cups

…… Cows in the Comforter
served from a catchers mitt in a field of wheatgrass with ballpark mustard dip

Ethnic Breads and Spreads Station
-a self serve station of nibbles and treats

∞ saigon crab coleslaw in red asian takeout boxes
with green noodles & fresh crab perched atop a riser of granny smith apples

∞ eggplant crowns - creamy eggplant mousse perched on cucumber crowns

∞ sunflower hummous display with black olives & pita petals

∞ citrus scented dolmatis with feta & red pepper

∞ assortment of imported black and green olives displayed in martini glasses

…Luxurious Belgium Chocolate & Profiterole Martinis

Martini Glasses with fresh strawberries, cream puffs, and Belgium Chocolate

… Berry Berry Lemon Tartlets
…..A Variety of Petit Chocolate Mousse Cups

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