Appetizers are the fun, experimental and most playful part of the menu. It allows chefs to give a free rein to their food creativity. A small portion of appetizer is the indication that it is full of flavors and the main ingredient will be the true star. There are no other trends in the world that pop up faster as compared to the starters’ list. The popularity of appetizers is rapidly increasing.
Whenever dining occasions are involved people pay special attention to appetizers. An appetizer fits perfectly with the lifestyle trends of the modern age. It helps to reduce the portion and price. It can be used for:
- Around the clock grazing
- Leaves less of a mess
- On the go eating, allowing for more time to socialize
- Removes the need for plates and utensils, use cocktail napkins instead for these one bite foods
If you want to the menu of your event to stand out, make sure that you surprise the guests with appetizers. To help you update and reevaluate your menu, here are the appetizers trends you need to follow.
Curry Amaranth Patties and Strawberry Almond Salad
Most of the people love to have salads as appetizers. However, most of the salads available in the menu are not appetizers. However, the strawberry almond salad is the perfect menu item you should pick. It has freshly chopped spinach with sliced strawberries, red onions, toasted almonds and curry spices. There are amaranth cakes in the salad with balsamic dressing. You will fall in love with the amazing flavors that have been merged together. Especially the combination of strawberry and spinach is mouthwatering and healthy. All fresh items are used for salad.
Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Sliders
Most of the people do not like spicy food items. However, when it comes to appetizers they can try anything they like. If you are planning to try something spicy that will not make your tongue burn Spicy roasted cauliflower sliders will be the perfect option. The appetizer consists of the florets of roasted cauliflower with pickled shallots, pepper jack cheese, and sambal aioli. It is served with the toasted brioche buns as sliders. The combination of cheese and cauliflower is simply amazing. You will love the burst of flavors in your mouth. The name of the dish might not sound appetizing but it is something you should try one.
Jamaican Jerk Skate Lettuce Wraps
Wraps are the most famous appetizer is the world. You never know what is hidden inside but the amazing flavors will make you ask for more. We have the most trendy wraps appetizers. The skate wings are chopped in the form of fillets and gilled in jerk style. This is the reasons are the amazing flavors get inside the wing fillets. The skate wings are topped with
- Charred pineapple aioli
- Grated radish
The complete meal is wrapped in the fresh lettuce that is buttered. The crunchy texture of the lettuce enhances the flavor of the appetizer.
Sweet & Savory Watermelon Tuna Sashimi
Most of the people have the misconception that only vegetables are used to make appetizer. However, there are different dishes available that have a unique combination of fruits. The Tuna Sashimi has large cuts of watermelon. It is topped with different amazing ingredients like goat cheese, ahi tuna, and bean sprouts. In the end, the appetizer is drizzled with spicy mayo to enhance the flavors. You will surely love the texture and delicious flavors of the appetizer. The best part is the watery texture of the watermelon.
Hoisin Buffalo Wings and the famous Kimchi Dressing
For years we have been having the Buffalo wings as appetizers. Most of the people like to have them with regular ketchup while others eat them alone. It is the appetizers trend that is still loved by the individuals because of the amazing flavors and juicy richness of the wings. However, it is time to change the things a little bit. The latest Buffalo wings trend is that the crispy chicken wings are tossed in hoisin sauce. It is topped with sesame seeds that enhance the flavor of the wings. The Buffalo wings are served with the famous kimchi dressing as a side dipping instead of ketchup.
It is made with the chimichurri braised chicken roasted with corn, shallots, black beans and manchego cheese. The giant flour tortilla is used to wrap up all the ingredients. In the end, it is served with the tomato sour cream on the side. The Quesadilla itself is really delicious and the sour cream enhances the flavors of the meal. You will love the delicious flavors and the smoothness of the meal.
Crab Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms with Kimchi
It is a unique appetizer that you will find on the menu. The biggest attraction of the dish is the plain Greek yogurt. The yogurt is mixed with crabs, sautéed spinach, grated parmesan cheese and minced kimchi. All the ingredients are stuffed into the portabella mushrooms and it is roasted to get a creamy texture. When served the dish is golden and delicious. Make sure that you eat while it is warm because that is the only way to enjoy all the flavors that are present in the appetizers. It is the perfect appetizer to order when you are on official dinner.
When you are organizing a big event it is important that you plan everything properly. From decoration to setting everything has to be perfect. In this situation, you cannot ignore the food. If the catering is not perfect most of the guests will not be satisfied. To help you out BIG CHEF is here.
BIG CHEF is the company providing professional catering services. We have the top chefs that have expertise in preparing world-class meals. Just name the item that you want in your menu and we will deliver it. BIG CHEF uses fresh and high-quality ingredients to assure that your guests will enjoy the true flavors of the meal. Highly trained waiters will manage everything perfectly. From appetizers to desserts, everything is prepared masterfully. For more information make sure to visit our website www.bigchefcatering.com.