Moodies Sample Menus

The following menus show examples of the wide range of options available for your wedding, party or corporate event catering needs.

Sample wedding menu

Wedding Breakfast

Canapes
Breadcrumbed Arancini with wild mushrooms and parmesan centre
Cherry Tomato, bocconcini mozzarella & basil lollipops with cracked black olives
Crispy duck salad with ginger and chilli
Mini Yorkshire puddings with rare roast beef rocket and horseradish
Lime and coriander salmon ceviche on olive crostinisauce

Starter
Cheese soufflé, mixed leaves, marmalade with bread & butter

Main
Slow roasted lamb shank, garlic confit, mini vegetables, dauphinoise potatoes served with a redcurrant and port jus

Potato, carrot and marjoram Rosti in a tomato ratatouille stack with mild red onion, minted yoghurt and micro greens

Dessert
Salted caramel and double chocolate warm brownie
with raspberries and fresh cream

Party Catering

Canapés
Hot, honey mustard, sesame-coated prime Sussex sausages
Mini Yorkshire pudding, rare roast beef, rocket and horseradish
Wild mushroom, parmesan, arancini risotto balls
Parma ham, fig, basil
Beetroot cured salmon on rye toasts, pickled cucumber

Mains – Bowl Food
Pumpkin ravioli
Boeuf bourguignon
Fish pie
Lamb tagine and herby couscous

Pudding
Aperol jelly

Evening Food
Satay spiced chicken with cracked peanut dipping sauce

Party catering
Sample menus

Classic English Roast for Birthday Party

Canapes
Tempura Prawns with pots of sweet chilli sauce beside
Herbed pancakes with smoked salmon and horseradish cream cheese
Crispy duck salad with ginger and chilli served on canape spoons

Mains
Roast lamb, dauphinoise potatoes
Salads with bread, butter, red currant jelly and mint sauce
Red pepper and aubergine salad with basil dressing
Herby quinoa, feta and pomegranate salad

Desserts
Long Choc Roulade
Bowls of strawberries, blueberries and raspberries with cream

Evening Food
Cheese Boards – strong cheddar, soft brie, soft blue, Manchego
Served with grapes, bread and crackers

English Barbeque Wedding Breakfast

Canapes
Flower pot crudites with truffled white bean hummus
Southern spiced slow-cooked pork belly lollipops with smokey BBQ dip
Lime and coriander salmon ceviche on olive crostini
Arancini balls

Main Platters/ boards on tables
Spit roast lamb
Roast vegetable couscous
Tuscan Panzanella
Hot minted new potatoes
Yoghurt dressing & Hummus
Flatbreads / pitta breads

Dessert Buffet
Cheesecake tower
Selection of biscuits, fruits and chutneys

Sample menu

Wedding Breakfast

Canapés
Steak, Jenga chip and béarnaise sauce
Scotch eggs with Sussex sausage meat
Truffled mac n cheese (v)
Capicola, tollegio and truffled honey
Ham hock and cheddar croquette

Starter
Fig, buffalo mozzarella, prosciutto, balsamic red and sweet basil
Trio of salmon
Cheese soufflé

Main
Aged rolled rib of beef, crushed black peppercorns, fondant potato, Hampshire asparagus, candied beetroot, tarragon cream, watercress

Pudding
Old fashioned cheesecake

Wedding Breakfast

Canapes
Southern spiced slow cooked pork belly with smoky BBQ dip
home potted shrimp on brown crostini with lemon and paprika
tiny smoked haddock and baby leek tartlets
cherry tomato, boccachini mozzarella and basil skewers with black olives

Starter (for speeches)
Hummus, bread and pate
Children’s crudités with humus

Mains
Slow roast lamb shank with garlic confit, dauphinoise potatoes, wilted spinach, carrots, green beans
Vegetarian potato, carrot and marjoram rosti on tomato ratatouille stack with mild red onion
Children’s chicken nuggets, chips and peas

Dessert
Dark chocolate and kirsch-soaked cherry pavlova
Children’s chocolate brownie cake

Sample wedding menu
Wedding menu

Wedding Breakfast

Canapés
Steak, Jenga chip and béarnaise sauce
Scotch eggs with Sussex sausage meat
Truffled mac n cheese (v)
Capicola, tollegio and truffled honey
Ham hock and cheddar croquette

Starter
Fig, buffalo mozzarella, prosciutto, balsamic red and sweet basil
trio of salmon
Or cheese soufflé

Main
Aged rolled rib of beef, crushed black peppercorns, fondant potato, Hampshire asparagus, candied beetroot, tarragon cream, watercress

Pudding
Old fashioned cheesecake

Casual Wedding Anniversary

Canapes
Crispy Duck Salad
Sesame seed and honey sausages
Prawns with sweet chilli
Arancini

Bowl food
Pumpkin Ravioli
Boeuf bourguignon
Fish Pie
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Dessert (buffet style)
Chocolate brownie, jugs of cream served to table, fruit
Cheese with crackers, fruit, chutney

Tea and Coffee

Wedding Breakfast

Canapes
Beef fillet, watercress, horseradish
Steak, jenga chip, bearnaise sauce
Manchego, iberico croquettes
Polenta and parmesan chips
Summer gazpacho, cucumber finger

Starter
Sharing Platter
The Italian – Buffalo mozzarella, bruschutti, Milano, salami, copella, Santino tomato, ciabattas

Main
Pan-roasted lamb rump, salsa verde, lemon and oregano new potatoes, seasonal vegetables
Or Roast Cauliflower steak with harissa, yoghurt, pomegranate, dukkah, spelt/ lentil, roasted Greek salad

Dessert
Lemon Posset, raspberries, dark chocolate curls, Yvonne’s shortbread

Tea and Coffee

A Bespoke Menu

A combined creation of English Barbeque and South African Braai

Canapes
Beef and Yorkshire puddings
Gazpacho shot
Beetroot tart
Smoked salmon

Mains
Selection of Boerewors and Pork sausages with garlic, herbs and spices
Cape Malay Marinated Chicken Sosatie with ground peanuts, garlic, ginger and coconut milk
Roast sweet potatoes with cumin, garlic & curry leaf
Braaied leg of Lamb with spiced rubbed with garlic, lemon fresh oregano and green scallion – open fire cooked
Aubergines with Mint Tzatziki
Pulled Polony Braaied Sarmie  – cure pork/beef sausage with ‘ale’, red onion chutney & crumbled cheese in semolina sub roll

Dietary Meal for Mains
Pulled BBQ vegetable protein, roasted sweet potatoes, scorched peppers & garlic dressing
Beetroot burger & slaw with vegan mayo & yoghurt dressing

Sides
Roast sweet potatoes with cumin, garlic & curry leaf
Heritage carrots with lemon, thyme & honey dressing
Farmers Salad with parsley & roasted lemon oil
Rainbow coleslaw with horseradish mayo & yoghurt dressing

Dessert
Sticky sponge Malva pudding with candied apricots & vanilla custard, vanilla ice cream

Evening food
The ultimate braai broodjies with chip cones

Sample menu from Moodies