caterers in Bromley

New Year – New Food Ideas

The excesses of Christmas and the festive period generally means expanding waistlines and thoughts that turn to healthy eating

After a couple of weeks of excess over Christmas, many of us are either on a diet or trying at least to eat more healthily. If you’re struggling with your New Year’s Resolutions to avoid alcohol and rich food, you’re likely to be feeling the January blues even more!

At this time of year we struggle even more with making and sticking to new year’s resolutions because not only are we back on the treadmill at work and at the gym, but we’re also battling the worst winter weather we’re likely to ever experience during the whole of the year!

We don’t need to remind you that this year we’re dealing with some of the worst heavy storms and gale force winds in history! So what are we saying, yeah yeah, we know you can’t give up your diet, you cant fall off the wagon, you’re cashflow has taken a serious hit, but you desperately need to be spoiled!

Well here at Salt and Slate, we’ve got a very special treat for you, one which won’t break the bank, your resolutions or your no alcohol resolution..unless of course you want it to!

Low salt, low fat but high in flavour

Believe it or not, we’ve designed a beautifully simple menu option, low sodium, low fat, but high flavour with a range of low or non-alcoholic cocktails designed specially for you. We can provide a beautiful and delicious fresh catering experience which will keep you coming back for more.

Freshly cooked vegetables, swede, cauliflower, and sweet baby carrots tossed in a Chinese melee of vinaigrette and soy sauce with ginger and garlic with sesame seeds tossed in for good measure.

Why not try some freshly caught fish wok fried in ginger & garlic sauce with a beautiful blend of oriental thai spices with some healthy brown rice?

We guarantee to tickle your tastebuds and excite your eyes with a beautiful combination of fresh fragrant flavours.

Spice up your life … a little

Need something hot, why not try our homemade chicken Jalfrezi with some cheeky red and green chillis thrown in to add a little zap to your zing! Just make sure you’ve got a nice cooling minty Mojito on hand to counter the chillies.

If it’s more spice you want, we do a tangy tandoori spiced roast chicken marinaded in coriander, ginger, garlic and turmeric with our special mix of eastern spices. A dish guaranteed to warm your toes and tantalise your tastebuds.

Top off your mains with an array of side dishes like shredded kale and sprouts cooked perfectly with a hint of cumin, mustard and chilli and fresh coriander to tempt you. You can’t go wrong with a dish of our sweet and spicy Sag Aloo with a base of nutritious spinach which makes for a healthy traditional Indian side dish, combined with comforting potato and a blend of hot and healthy spices.

Lemony shellfish or the taste of Italian?

If you want something a little less spicy and simple, why not try our steamed shellfish with garlic and lemon ginger sauce, or our sweet tomato and basil Italian pasta with some fresh organic chicken. To kickstart your health regime, let us pamper you with fresh beautiful warming flavours guaranteed to speed up your metabolism and keep the winter colds and flus at bay.

Go on you know you want to, contact us and let us come and cater for all your tastes with Salt and Slate catering.

Winter is here – enjoy the rich flavours that winter brings to our tables

Winter is here and our tables are now filled with rich, delicious and earthy foods – we look at some of this seasons finest produce

Now that the winter woollies are firmly out of the wardrobe and the winter winds a’ howling, it’s time to give in to your cravings for calorific content and warming winter food. Time to kick back and start to enjoy flavoursome seasonal comfort food employing all the best in our wonderful local produce. From Pheasant to Guinea-fowl, Rabbit to Venison, don’t  hold back. It’s time now to enjoy the richness that the season has to offer and indulge your taste buds.

Take advantage of the opportunities for dining in with friends and family and trying new foods and flavours. You might just discover a few gems that you’ll never want to do without in 2014. We all need to challenge our palette every now and then.

Even if you’re not an adventurous carnivore, you can still discover some wonderful cuisine when Salt and Slate prepare them for you. We aim to bring a high quality dining experience to your venue or home and keep you asking us back time and again for more delicious flavours.

Calorific cravings

Now is not the time to count the calories or worry about your waistline, now is the time to enjoy the freshest of seasonal produce, potatoes which taste of the earth from which they were picked, locally picked gourmet mushrooms fresh from the woods we gathered them in, swedes and sweet potatoes from our rich autumn harvest. We’ll bring it all to you wherever your event or occasion is.

Panacotta, apples, blackberries and all things winter

Panacotta made from finest local cream, with rich Autumn blackberries and cranberries with a sprig of mint to garnish. Lightly spiced apple pie with a sprinkle of brown sugar and cinnamon, topped off with homemade vanilla and spice cream or even ice-cream if you prefer.

It’s time to entertain your taste buds to a cacophony of rich sauces and flavours that winter has to offer, cranberry sauce and turkey with chestnut stuffing. Cashel Blue soaked in finest port and served with crisp salty crackers. Local Cheshire cheese washed down with a sumptuously full bodied Rioja. If you’re looking further afield to fill your cheeseboard, why not try some award winning Fivemiletown Ballyoak smoked cheese washed down with a rich blackcurrant Shiraz from the New World.

Don’t ever feel you will run out of ideas for a fine dining experience at your event, we at Salt and Slate can offer you the chance to learn how to perfectly cook fine ingredients and combine flavours by creating a cooking course just for you and your group of friends.

Home tuition and cookery courses

If you’re looking for the perfect Christmas gift this year, why not buy a gift certificate for your friends and loved ones and have Salt and Slate cater especially for them. For the budding masterchef, why not try a cooking course to practice your cooking skills?

We can cook for you!

Or for the ultimate indulgence, why not let us do some catering in your own home, and bring our fine dining to the comfort of your home? Just book our catering team and we’ll arrive and do all the hard work so you can enjoy our food and flavours…all year round.

Salt and Slate, your every need catered for…