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sample menus

I always try to meet the needs, tastes and budgets of the people eating my food and am very flexible in what I can create.

Sample menus can be mixed and matched and please let me know if you’d like something specific.

Dishes can be alternated with any of the following:

Noodles with Sesame Beans & Spring Onions vegan

Creamy Beetroot Dip vegan

Leek & Blue Cheese Tart

Japanese Miso & Soy Vegetable Rice with Peanuts vegan

Fattoush vegan

Honey Roasted Carrots with Tahini Sauce vegan

Roast Red Onion, Feta & Walnut Salad

Honey Roasted Cauliflower, Grape & Cheddar Salad

Spring / Summer #1

Spinach, Leek & Potato Frittata

Summer Roasted Vegetables with Cannellini Beans & Pearl Barley vegan

Strawberry & Goats Cheese Balsamic Salad

Tamarind & Lime Roasted Broccoli vegan

Pea, Feta & New Potato Quesadillas

Scotch Bonnet Dipping Sauce vegan

Vegan Slaw with Peanuts & Lime vegan

Tagliatelle with Truffle Butter, Chestnut Mushroom & Grana Padano (can be vegan)

Beetroot, Ricotta, Chilli & Mint Salad

Hot Dish, choose one of: 

Blackbean Sweet Potato & Chipotle Chilli vegan

  Saag Paneer

  Baked Blackeye Bean Curry vegan

  Butternut Squash Red Pepper & Chickpea Tagine vegan

  Rich Chana Dahl with Raisins (can be vegan)

Spring / Summer #2

Bean, haloumi & olive salad

Roasted squash with tahini sauce vegan

Spiced beetroot lemon rice vegan

Mixed leaves with date balsamic vegan

Tabbouleh vegan

Erbazzone (spinach & cheese pie)

Green beans baked in tomato with roasted almonds vegan

Mexican spiced coleslaw

Tagliatelle with lemon, pine nuts & cheese

Blackbean, sweet potato and chipotle chilli (hot) vegan

Sourcing good quality and tasty food at an affordable budget is always a challenge when considering catering companies.

I was delighted with the menu offered by Kathryn, it was delivered on time and not a single grain remained on the serving dishes. I had outstanding feedback from the 300+ guests and I highly recommend Sunshine Kitchen.

Rizwan Iqbal, Community Producer, Manchester International Festival

Autumn / Winter #1

Aloo Methi Salad vegan

Mixed Greens with Sweet Tahini Sauce (can be vegan)

Whole Spice Roast Cauliflower with Tahini Sauce & Pomegranate Molasses vegan

Fresh Raita

Jerusalem Artichoke, Goats Cheese & Rocket Salad

Blackbean & Tomato Empanadas (can be vegan)

Yucatan Habeñero Red Onion Chutney vegan

Mejadra (Lentils with Caramelised Onions & Spiced Rice) vegan

Homemade Hummus vegan

Hot Dish, choose one of:

Blackbean Sweet Potato & Chipotle Chilli vegan

  Saag Paneer

  Baked Blackeye Bean Curry vegan

  Butternut Squash Red Pepper & Chickpea Tagine vegan

  Rich Chana Dahl with Raisins (can be vegan

Autumn / Winter #2

(Menu created for Stitch Festival – East Meets West)

Spiced Baked Blackeye Beans vegan

Spinach & Paneer Pie

Cauliflower Pakora vegan

Coriander, Mint & Lime Dip vegan

Apple & Date Chutney vegan

Turmeric, Potato, Pearl Barley & Chickpea Salad vegan

Tomato & lettuce salad with mint dressing vegan

Baklava with hazelnuts

Carraway Shortbread

I’m always looking for veggie options and this makes me so happy to experience food that’s so nice. Thank you.

Volunteer, MIF Thank You Party

kathryn's story

Hi, I’m Kathryn and after a long career in the charity sector and travelling the globe I have finally set up my dream and passion……….The Sunshine Kitchen!

My passion for food comes from bringing my friends and family together to share and enjoy tasty, nutritious food that’s packed full of flavour and leaves everyone satisfied. No one leaves my home without a full stomach and a warm glow! And this passion and care is in every single ingredient I buy and every single dish I create.

Your taste buds will be invigorated by the vibrant mix of flavours, colours and spices and with the feast brought straight to your doorstep you’ll have the time and energy to have fun, dance and enjoy your time with your guests.