Schedule The Best For Your Holiday Party
The holidays will soon be upon us and at Mezzaluna Fine catering, it’s our favorite season for catering. We put on our “holiday best” for the myriad clients who invite us to help them treat their holiday guests to amazing food, dedicated service, and unmatched, gorgeous displays.
If you are looking for a trustworthy caterer…one who DOES care…then give Mezzaluna a try. We will pamper you and your guests with impeccable service. Open dates will vanish soon…as fast as Santa goes up the chimney! Call us for a complimentary consultation. 503-442-1111
Pumpkin Cheese Cake with Gingersnap Pecan Crust
For the Crust:
1½ cups gingersnap cookie crumbs (from about 30 cookies)
½ cup finely chopped pecans
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted.
¼ cup sugar
For the Filling:
3 ea. 8-oz. packages cream cheese, at room temperature.
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
2 large eggs plus 2 large egg yolks, at room temperature.
1 cup canned pumpkin puree
1/2 cup sour cream, at room temperature.
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons pumpkin-pie spice Continue reading
Black Bean and Corn Salsa with Pita Wedges from Mezzaluna Fine Catering
Chef Note: This is very good served with grilled meat.
Makes 3 Cups
2 ea. Medium fresh ears of corn, roasted or steamed, then cooled.
1 cup canned Black beans, rinsed and drained.
½ cup Finely minced red onion
½ cup Finely minced red pepper
3 tsp. Lime juice
2 tsp. Minced cilantro
1 tsp. Extra virgin olive oil
1 ea Red jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely minced.
1 clove Garlic, minced
½ tsp Ground cumin
Salt and pepper to taste Continue reading
Coconut Macaroons by Mezzaluna Fine Catering
Makes 2 dozen
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
4 cups coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon flour
- Mix condensed milk, coconut, flour, and vanilla together well.
- Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray or use parchment paper.
- Put heaping teaspoonfuls on cookie sheet.
- Bake at 350°F for about 10 minutes, or until golden brown.
- Allow to cool and peel from cookies sheet.
Mezzaluna Fine Catering is a Portland based catering company that serves large & small events. Contact us today for a catering consultation on your next private or corporate event!
Chicken with Morels by Portland Chef
2 oz Dried morels, soaked for 30 minutes in 6 cups very hot water.
8 Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Freshly ground black pepper
All purpose flour for dredging
½ cup Clarified butter
2/3 cup Chopped shallots (4 large)
2 Tbspn Minced garlic (6 cloves)
2 cups Madeira wine
16 oz Crème fraîche
1-pint Heavy cream
¼ cup Freshly squeezed lemon juice Continue reading
Blueberry Hazelnut Coffeecake with Streusel Topping
Active time: 25 min Start to finish: 1 1/2 hr
Makes 8 servings.
Cooks’ note: Coffeecake can be made 1 day ahead and kept, covered, at room temperature. Reheat, covered, in a 350°F. oven.
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened
1 1/4 cups plus 3 tablespoons sugar
2 whole large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla or 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup milk
2 cups blueberries (15 oz) Continue reading
Praise for Oregon Catering Company
I received the kindest email just now from the client we catered for this past week and wanted to share it with you all…
“Hi John, I just finished writing you a note (handwritten and in postal mail of course!) to say how impressed and pleased both the staff and our guests were with the food, your presentation and wonderful, accommodating and courteous staff! Governor Kitzhaber thanked me before he left and reiterated his comments to you that the food was excellent and what a… nice meeting it was.
Attention to detail and true culinary pizzazz
All of the comments and feedback are a reflection of your meticulous attention to detail and true culinary pizzazz! You all wowed us from start to finish and I personally am so grateful to you for making the event come together without a hitch (or anything that the guests would notice – that’s true teamwork!). I received many compliments from Health Share leadership for my coordination and I explained that all I did was hire an exceptional catering company.
I’d love to work again with you on future events if you’ll have us, and in the meantime I’m happy to be a hearty reference for your whenever you like. Hope you can relax a bit and enjoy the weekend!”
It’s heartwarming to receive feedback from our fantastic clients like this one. Our goal is to lavish great food and fabulous service on our clients and their guests.
Contact us about your next event or for a FREE consultation.
Portland Fine Catering Company
Our Portland catering staff was jazzed to cater a family reunion at an enormous farm in Southern Washington. We served more than 600 meals over a three day period. This was a tremendous challenge for us having never taken on such a large-scale multi-day project like this before. But the Mezzaluna team was up for the challenge!
Pictures will be sure to follow in the coming weeks. Contact us for more information on our FREE catering consultations for Portland area events!