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Julie Madelin Catering is dedicated to providing delicious, good quality, home-cooked food for your every occasion. From elegant canapés, party buffets and picnics to formal dinner parties, enticing menus can be created to precisely fit your requirements.

About Julie

My love of food stems from childhood, learning skills from my mother who daily prepared fresh, seasonal and delicious food for the family. Now, having practised as a corporate lawyer for many years, this passion has become my vocation.

I am committed to creating new and exciting dishes and whether you are looking for excellent seasonal food or have special requirements (including vegetarian, vegan, coeliac, diabetic and low cholesterol diets) I will plan the perfect menu for your perfect event. I use only excellent quality ingredients (eg free range poultry from my local butcher) and can cover Greater London and the Home Counties.

Qualifications

  • Diploma from the acclaimed Ashburton Cookery School
  • Diplomas from the Cheese Guild and Charcuterie Guild
  • A judge by invitation at the World Cheese Awards

Canapés

SAMPLE DISHES INCLUDE:

Fish

Smoked salmon noodle nests
Thai fishcakes with sweet chilli dipping sauce
Vegetarian

Quails eggs with basil
Tomato and goats cheese puffs
Bruschetta
Roasted vegetable skewers with boccini
Marinated mushrooms
Cheese and chutney toasts
Meat

Chinese style mini duck wraps with plum sauce, cucumber and spring onion
Sweetcorn pancakes with bacon and chives
Chorizo sticks with membrillo (quince paste)
Moroccan meatballs with a spicy tomato dipping sauce
Sticky sausages (maple and mustard with sesame seeds)
Bacon and cranberry croissants
Lamb, apricot and pistachio kebabs
Chicken or pork satay kebabs
Prices start at £8 per head

Buffets

BUFFETS

Finger or fork buffet
International menus available, for example, Moroccan or Thai
Crockery and cutlery can be provided if required
Prices start from £12 per head
FINGER BUFFET MENU

SAMPLE DISHES INCLUDE:

Savoury

Chicken and/or pork satay kebabs with peanut dipping sauce
Chinese style duck wraps (in pancakes, with plum sauce, cucumber & spring onion)
Lamb kofte kebabs with mint yoghurt dip
Thai fishcakes with sweet chilli dipping sauce
Sticky sausages with honey and sesame seeds
Chicken caesar salad bites
Smoked salmon and cream cheese blinis
Prawn kebabs, marinated in garlic, chilli & lime
Tuna empanadas (Spanish pasties)
Caramelised onion and goats cheese tartlets
Mushroom and cheddar tartlets
Roasted cherry tomato, boccini (mini mozzarella) skewers
Slices of ratatouille flan
Tortilla (Spanish omelette)
Vegetable samosas
Mini jacket potatoes with sour cream and chives
Vegetable crudities with dips
Wraps and/or baguette – variety of fillings
SWEET

Fruit kebabs

Squares of chocolate fridge cake and/or brownies
Mini muffins – choc chip, blueberry and/or banana
Mini fruit tartlets
Cake slices: double ginger, marmalade
For a buffet for 100, I would recommend around 12 savoury dishes and 4 sweet dishes, with the assumption that each person will eat around 8 items.

Al Fresco

  • Picnic food, packed to go
  • BBQs – freshly cooked on site, with salads to accompany

Sample BBQ dishes include:

Meat

  • Proper beefburgers and/or thai turkey burgers – in a bun
  • Merguez (lamb) burgers
  • Lamb cutlets with lemon grass and ginger
  • Butterfly leg of lamb
  • Chicken or pork satay kebabs
  • Superb sausages from Biggles Sausages, Marylebone

Fish

  • Seafood kebabs, marinated with chilli and lime
  • Lemon couscous salmon steaks
  • Asian spiced tuna steaks

Vegetarian

  • Haloumi and pepper kebabs
  • Chestnut and mushroom burgers
  • Asparagus
  • Corn on the cob

Salad selection

  • Potato salad – dill or coronation
  • Greek salad with feta
  • Couscous salad with roasted vegetables
  • Coleslaw – English or Thai spiced (with red cabbage)
  • Minted summer vegetable salad
  • Pasta salad with tomatoes
  • Mixed green salad
  • Melon and avocado